::::: Haiku Contest Results :::::

The Results of Kaji Aso Studio’s International Haiku Contest 2014

This program is supported by the Consul General of Japan in Boston

Kaji Aso Studio has been happy to see such an international participation in our annual haiku contest. This means that Japanese cultural is being understood by more and more people. We are encouraged by your participation and hope that you will continue to write haiku and think of Kaji Aso Studio as your supporter.

 

spring peepers
I open the window
to star light


First prize -
- Michele L.Harvey, Hamilton, New York

 

more and more
willing to leave this life
...light snow

 

Second Prize -
- Peter Newton, Winchendon, Massachusetts


onshore breeze rippling through dune grass a fox

 

Third Prize -
- Scott Mason Chappaqua, New York

 

 

Senryu Award

GPS
where would I be
without it

- John Soules, Wingham, Ontario, Canada

Honorable Mentions

 

sunfish
all facing upstream
morning light

- Brad Bennett, Arlington, Massachusetts

 

prarie wind
from a cloud a brushstroke
of rain

- Alan S. Bridges Littleton, Massachusetts

 

wrinkle
the path
her tear takes

- Alan S. Bridges Littleton, Massachusetts

 

autumn chill
he holds her x-ray
and her hand

- Beverley George Umina Beach, Australia

 

straight and tall
the whole winter long...
row house garden weeds

- Gwen Gurnack Boston, Massachusetts

 

birdsong
he fine tunes
his hearing aid

- Michele L. Harvey Hamilton, New York

 

skinny dipping
forget-me-nots
in the sun

- Jeff Hoagland Hopewell, New Jersey

 

late autumn
telling my folks
"order anything you want"

- Peter Newton Winchendon, Massachusetts

 

end of autumn
a barber sweeps the grey
across the floor

- Roland Packer Hamilton, Ontario

 

Passover moon
I pee
into my shadow

- Zinovy Vayman Allston, Massachusetts

 

SENRYU HONORABLE MENTIONS

 

cabin fever -
the radiator
hisses back

- Brad bennett Arlington, Massachusetts

 

now
how to rise
from my snow angel

- Alan Bridges Littleton,Massachusetts

 

conceptual art
the gallery filled
with tilting heads

- Scott Mason Chappaqua, New York