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2009 Harold G. Henderson Memorial Award

An annual contest of the Haiku Society of America, named in honor of Harold G. Henderson, one of the founders of the Society. For more information, please visit their website:

First Place
Author: Stephen Gould
The house finch
has a song for it,
morning after snow
Second Place
Author: Ron C. Moss
crescent moon
a bone carver sings
to his ancestor
Third Place
Author: C.R. Manley
close enough to touch—
I let the junco lead me
away from its nest
Honorable Mention
Author: Bruce England
Blowing leaves
tempt the old cat,
but not enough
Honorable Mention
Author: Michael McClintock
ancient mountains...
runners clearing hurdles
on the practice field
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