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2007 Haiku Poets of Northern California Haiku Award

Judges: Billie Wilson (Haiku) and Roberta Beary (Senryu)

Haiku First Place
Author: Ernest J. Berry
      summer
 one bumblebee
deepens the hum
Haiku Second Place
Author: D. Claire Gallagher
weathered bench—
I open my palms
to the winter sky
Haiku Third Place
Author: D. Claire Gallagher
hollow center
of the raspberry—
Mother's silence
Haiku Honorable Mention
Author: Carolyn Hall
ouija board evening—
through the trees
a window of sky
Haiku Honorable Mention
Author: Jim Kacian
cold morning
the saw's song changes
in the heartwood
Haiku Honorable Mention
Author: Josh Wikoff
the shadow
bigger than the pebble...
hunter's moon
Haiku Honorable Mention
Author: John Thompson
    second miscarriage—
chalk flowers dissolve
    in a late spring rain
Senryu First Place
Author: Bill Pauly
after the dentist
prying open
the oyster
Senryu Honorable Mention (ranked)
Author: Ernest J. Berry
night-nurse
see how she tip-toes
over the moon
Senryu Honorable Mention (ranked)
Author: Francine Banwarth
passing the cream puffs
the guest of honor full
of herself
Senryu Honorable Mention (unranked)
Author: Roland Packer
reunion
almost forgotten
the old me
Senryu Honorable Mention (unranked)
Author: Scott Mason
my death poem
        rejected
I carry on
Senryu Honorable Mention (unranked)
Author: John Stevenson
tax deadline
everybody says
it's nice outside
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