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IHS International Haiku Competition 2008

Judge: Anthony Anatoly Kudryavitsky

First Prize
Author: John Barlow
mountain stillness
an empty chrysalis
fills with sunlight
Second Prize
Author: John Barlow
summer morning
every other post
has its crow
Third Prize
Author: Ernest J. Berry
early frost
the fragrance of pine
on fire
Highly Comended
Author: John Barlow
cold rain...
the fishermen wade deeper
into the lake
Highly Comended
Author: Sharon Dean
winter chill
a bull ant climbs
the flame tree
Highly Comended
Author: Walter Daniel McGuire
autumn breeze—
spider's web
convex... concave
Highly Comended
Author: Roland Packer
the open gate
to an empty field—
country graveyard
Highly Comended
Author: Roland Packer
Christmas Eve
swaddled in the busker's case
a fiddle
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