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Katikati Haiku Contest 2012

First Place
Author: Lorin Ford
harvest moon
the horizon between here
and hereafter
Second Place
Author: Joanne Watcyn-Jones
heart failure
folding the sails
before nightfall
Third Place - Equal
Author: Earl Keener
November darkness—
only the tick
of the engine cooling
Third Place - Equal
Author: John Barlow
morning sun
a lone crow scatters
frost from the pine
Highly Comended
Author: Earl Keener
noon
a quiet bell
reflects the sun
Highly Comended
Author: Seren Fargo
her new wig
the fir trees
shed their snow
Highly Comended
Author: Cynthia Rowe
enamelled top
my son's smile spins
around the floor
Highly Comended
Author: John Barlow
sun-dried grasses
quietly, the sparrows
whirr as I pass
Commended
Author: Jan Dobb
almost dawn
a heron fluffs the stillness
into itself
Commended
Author: Cynthia Rowe
bushfire smoke...
yachts on the lagoon
have no masts
Commended
Author: Pris Campbell
heavy surf
too many moons
to count
Commended
Author: John Barlow
carrying sunlight
the wings
of a dragonfly
Special Mention
Author: Genie Joiner
a calf born today
lies still
as a burlap bag
Special Mention
Author: Ernest J. Berry
collecting...
for the dead miners
wild violets
Special Mention
Author: Barbara Strang
aftershock
across the tiles
peppercorns roll
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