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IHS International Haiku Competition 2009

Judge: Anthony Anatoly Kudryavitsky

First Prize
Author: Mary O'Keefe
November sunset
a galaxy of crows
quench the twilight
Second Prize
Author: Scott Mason
receding surf...
for every clamshell
a sandy wake
Third Prize
Author: John Barlow
some in, some out
of the ebbing tide...
the morning oystercatchers
Highly Comended
Author: Ernest J. Berry
September wind
a better view
of compost bins
Highly Comended
Author: Clare McCotter
stooping on the edge
of autumn
purple river grass
Highly Comended
Author: Roland Packer
country fair
cornsilk at the feet
of the hucksters
Highly Comended
Author: Cynthia Rowe
spring equinox
two pines leaning
into each other
Highly Comended
Author: André Surridge
end of a stalk
the caterpillar climbs
a ladder of air
Highly Comended
Author: Ian Turner
sun fringed clouds
a carrion crow struts
from sleeper to sleeper
Highly Comended
Author: Andrena Yeats
horses stand in morning frost
one apart stares
at the space between
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