Kimberley Corrugated Lines Haiku Contest

Adult section – Winner:

Clancy McDowell, Broome –

under a bright moon
salmon flipping
in the tin boat hull

The judge said: I like this one because of the visual image it gives and the sound you can hear when reading it. It’s also in the now. I selected it for its tightness, evocativeness and immediacy.

Very Highly Commended:

Phillip McCarthy, One Arm Point Community
Clancy McDowell, Broome


Jake Petterwood, Bidyadanga
Cath Borthwick, Broome (twice)
Mike Greenacre
Xavier Dhalluin, Broome
Kevin Dougal, One Arm Point

Kimberley Haiku Contest – Youth section:


Shawana, Bayulu RCS No. 50

Highly commended:

Keatrin, Bayulu RCS No. 48


Shenaya Green, Looma Community School No. 30

Haiku about the Dry Season: also Commended for their age –

Emily Atkins, Wyndham No. 57 (Yrs 2/3)
Grace Williams, Wyndham No. 95 (Yrs 5/6)

Maureen Sexton

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