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2003 Haiku Presence Award

Judge: Alison Williams

First Prize
Author: Rob Scott
summer's end—
a boy skips a stone
to the other side
Second Prizes
Author: DeVar Dahl
the flat ends
of a new pencil—
first day of school
Second Prizes
Author: Helen Robinson
sudden rain
a flock of sanderling
rise at the breaking wave
Highly Commended
Author: Carolyn Hall
starless night
the first bite
of black bread
Highly Commended
Author: Beverley George
sultry night—
the smell of jasmine
and old oranges
Highly Commended
Author: Ernest J. Berry
mosquito wing
on the white pebble
a spectrum
Commended
Author: Beverley George
mist shrouded river—
the faint line
of oyster beds
Commended
Author: Anne LB Davidson
first snow—
candles light
our canned soup dinner
Commended
Author: Scott Mason
river crossing in autumn—
    how the rocks now
       stand out
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