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2000 Haiku Poets of Northern California Haiku Award

Judge: Laurie W. Stoelting (Haiku) and Paul O. Williams (Senryu)

Haiku First Place
Author: Carolyn Hall
wildfire
the thermometer climbs
all night
Haiku Second Place
Author: Timothy 'Tim' Russell (shachihoko)
morning rain—
an egg for my father
spreads in the skillet
Haiku Third Place
Author: paul m. (Paul Miller)
pear slice falling
to the kitchen floor
pale moonlight
Haiku Honorable Mention
Author: joan iversen goswell
snapdragons—
hearing the sound of
mother's sandals
Haiku Honorable Mention
Author: Ernest J. Berry
childhood home
my concrete footprints
go nowhere
Haiku Honorable Mention
Author: Carolyn Hall
cloudless sky
she cranks up
the big white umbrellas
Senryu First Place
Author: D. Claire Gallagher
open-air T'ai Chi—
the occasional clearing
of a raven's throat
Senryu Honorable Mention
Author: Kay F. Anderson
second heart attack
    he's careful now
hiding the polish sausage
Senryu Honorable Mention
Author: Geri Barton
moving day
again, I pack the china
we never use
Senryu Honorable Mention
Author: Michael Dylan Welch
nude beach—
the crowd around
the dead whale
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