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2001 Haiku Presence Award

Judge: Keith J. Coleman

First Prize
Author: Kathy Lippard Cobb
lightning bugs...
the baby's lashes flutter
against my cheek
Second Prizes
Author: Maurice Tasnier
grandma's album
  over the pressed sunflower
  a small hand hovers
Second Prizes
Author: Joanna Ashwell
he speaks of you
and for a moment
it is you
Second Prizes
Author: Garry Gay
Floating mist
she gathers goose eggs
in a porcelain bowl
Highly Commended
Author: Garry Gay
In my dream
I am accepted
as a crow
Highly Commended
Author: an'ya
crossroad shrine—
a bevy of quail running
beneath the briars
Highly Commended
Author: Angelee Deodhar
haiga workshop
in the downstroke of the brush
the sound of rain
Highly Commended
Author: Emiko Miyashita
beyond the fallen acorns
the ruin's gate
slightly open
Highly Commended
Author: Sheila Windsor
October sun
a warm greenhouse tomato
settles in the palm
Commended
Author: Sheila Windsor
house clearance
in the heart shaped locket
a faded soldier
Commended
Author: Maurice Tasnier
summer remains
playing on the patio
the fuchsia's shadow
Commended
Author: Maurice Tasnier
last glimpse of her garden
  all those old shadows
    overlapping
Commended
Author: Jane Whittle
    another new moon
rises above the mountain
     I need not climb
Commended
Author: Sheila Windsor
thru the wings
of a window moth
moonlight
Commended
Author: Robert Major
Notice of your death...
thinking of the many laughs
we had together
Commended
Author: Giovanni Malito
one tiny cloud
large enough
to blot out the moon
Commended
Author: Kathy Lippard Cobb
autumn chill—
the house still creaks
in all the old places
Commended
Author: Ernest J. Berry
old telescope
a giant spider
beyond orion
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