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2013 Kiyoshi and Kiyoko Tokutomi Memorial Haiku Contest

First Prize
Author: Ferris Gilli
sugar moon rising
the wail of a midnight train
takes me home again
Second Prize
Author: Carolyn Fitz
church memorial
celebrating her long life
creak of grasshopper
Third Prize
Author: Roberta Beary
open cellar door
faint voice of a grasshopper
lulls baby to sleep
Honorable Mention
Author: Peggy Heinrich
tales of our wildness
sets off cycles of laughter—
clinking iced coffee
Honorable Mention
Author: Ferris Gilli
first sun barely up
the clatter of black-eyed peas
poured into a pot
Honorable Mention
Author: Linda Papanicolaou
New Yar's reunion—
once again grandfather gets
the coin in the cake
Honorable Mention
Author: Don Olsen
From the bare hilltop,
watching migrating raptors.
How far will they go?
Honorable Mention
Author: Desiree McMurry
sharing a silence
under tonight's sugar moon
the old dog and i
Honorable Mention
Author: Jennifer Sheridan
from a stiff clothesline
black long underwear flapping;
Amish washing day
Honorable Mention
Author: Gregory Longenecker
decades in L.A.
the baggage I still carry...
longjohns in my drawer
Honorable Mention
Author: Mike W. Blottenberger
drinking iced coffee—
I check the yes box to be
an organ donor
Honorable Mention
Author: Marilyn Appl Walker
first sun of the year
a street workman disappears
into a manhole
Honorable Mention
Author: Poppy Herrin
through the bay window
a sugar moon pours itself
into jelly jars
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