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Kaji Aso Studio International Haiku Contest 2008

First Prize
Author: Patricia Neubauer
the stone cutter's yard—
polished granite blocks reflect
a blossoming peach
Second Prize
Author: Keith Heiberg
the pallbearers—
last year's acorns
crunch underfoot
Third Prize
Author: John Barlow
mountain rain
the rising magpie's
bloodied bill
Elizabeth Searle Lamb Award
Author: Kenneth Elba Carrier
killing frost
all day a steady rain
of yellow leaves
Senryu Award
Author: Ernest J. Berry
divorce day—
no more staples
in our gun
Honorable Mention
Author: an'ya
metal roof—
the alternating feet
of a magpie
Honorable Mention
Author: John Barlow
summer's end...
a float and line dangle
from the pine
Honorable Mention
Author: John Bird
sudden shower
the steel underbelly
of a bridge
Honorable Mention
Author: Keith Heiberg
winter sunset
their argument's
long shadows
Honorable Mention
Author: Catherine J.S. Lee
road work
three crows study
a pavement reflector
Honorable Mention
Author: Darrell Lindsey
blowing through the holes
of the nomad's flute—
autumn wind
Honorable Mention
Author: Roland Packer
missing face
of the snowman—
pleiades
Honorable Mention
Author: Bruce Ross
back-to-back blizzards
under one of those mounds
a stone Buddha
Honorable Mention
Author: Sandra Simpson
the colour
of the hill
pioneer graves
Honorable Mention
Author: Tony A. Thompson
snow-viewing
with a stranger
the silence between us
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