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2005 Haiku Presence Award

Judge: Caroline Gourlay

First Prize
Author: Doreen King
leaf fall
the undoing
done
Second Prize
Author: Roland Packer
zephyr
she whispers
it's me
Highly Commended
Author: Katherine Gallagher
dusk coming down—
the drift of dry leaves
against my shoes
Highly Commended
Author: Gary Hotham
among the splashes—
a toy bucket of ocean
dumped back in
Commended
Author: Roland Packer
moving day
in the shade of new leaves
the old things
Commended
Author: Frank Williams
for a moment
the sandwich maker
loses his rhythm
Commended
Author: Malcolm Williams
losing the dispute
she listens
to grasshoppers
Commended
Author: Doreen King
these yellow hills—
I let the cow
lick my palm
Commended
Author: Nola Borrell
phone
she dries herself
more slowly
Commended
Author: C.A. Coiffait
miles inland
the sound of the ocean
in the poplars
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