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2002 Jack Stamm Haiku Award

First Prize
Author: Graham Nunn
distant thunder
each stroke of the oar
stirs the clouds
Second Prize
Author: Rosie Stalker
old dog
keeping active
in her dreams
Third Prize
Author: Beverley George
train nap
leaning back
into a conversation
Commended
Author: Betsy White
fishing before dawn—
morning star caught on the line
escapes with the tide
Commended
Author: Beverley George
sea spray
drifting up the cliff face—
flannel flowers
Commended
Author: Ernest J. Berry
landfill
yesterday's headlines
still sinking in
Commended
Author: Ernest J. Berry
scenic drive
i'm interrrupted
by her snores
Commended
Author: Scott Mason
crickets
extinguishing
day
Commended
Author: Rob Scott
spring petals
leaving it to the breeze
to brush them off the page
Commended
Author: Vanessa Proctor
twilight
his breath warm
as he fastens my zip
Commended
Author: Ron Heard
shrine under the she-oak
buddha's fingers
touch the leaf litter
Commended
Author: Pamela Miller Ness
all night snow
the cat burrows deep
into my dream
Commended
Author: Sue Mill
river sunset
cranes wade through
crimson clouds
Commended
Author: Rob Scott
the river—
how soon our thoughts turn again
to war
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