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1999 Jack Stamm Haiku Award

First Prize
Author: Sandra Fuhringer
noon light
the stillness of fish
in a heron's eye
Second Prize
Author: Ernest J. Berry
convalescing...
the window takes 2¼ hours
to cross the carpet
Third Prize
Author: Carla Sari
closing down sale
caught by moonlight
the naked dummy
Commended
Author: Catherine Mair
forklift—
a bin of oranges
catching sunlight
Commended
Author: Catherine Mair
so lonely
the river snag
without its cormorant
Commended
Author: Alan Summers
chiaroscuro
the white cat in deep shade
curls deeper in
Commended
Author: Ernest J. Berry
early spring
a feather blows in
the cat door
Commended
Author: John Stevenson
falls overlook
      thinking of having
            my ashes scattered
Commended
Author: Thom Williams
in its shade
remembering the summer
I planted this willow
Commended
Author: Sue Wilson
squabbling
a flock of lorikeets
louder than the neighbours
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