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2008 WPA Francine Porad Haiku Contest

Judge: Margaret Chula

First Place
Author: Earl Keener
first robin
the bowed sapling
flings its ice
Second Place
Author: Claudia Coutu Radmore
summer heat
brooding in the dark
bantam hen
Third Place
Author: Ernest J. Berry
funeral march
the play of raindrops
on mahogany
Honorable Mention
Author: Scott Mason
closed louvers
a mourning dove
filters through
Honorable Mention
Author: Peggy Heinrich
shrinking snowman
the red wool scarf
loosens its grip
Honorable Mention
Author: Scott Mason
crows on phone lines—
a new arrangement
every few caws
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