The Betty Drevniok Award 2016 Results

First prize – Ruth Powell, Prince George, BC, Canada
Second prize – Owen Bullock, Canberra, Australia
Third prize – Liz Fenn, Wellsville, NY, USA
Honourable Mentions – Rodney Williams, Trafalgar, Australia

See Australian haiku below, along with full results (and judge Tom Clausen’s comments) at this link:

http://www.haikucanada.org/awards/BettyDrevniokAward2016.pdf

AUSTRALIANS

SECOND PRIZE

I would have given up
so many times . . .
we mend the tent

Own Bullock
Canberra, Australia

HONOURABLE MENTION

inhaling deeply
at the kitchen doorstep . . .
summer rain

Rodney Williams
Trafalgar, Vic, Australia

open garden day –
swallows weave across lawns
between guests

Rodney Williams
Trafalgar, Vic, Australia