With the following poem, Australian haiku poet Simon Hanson has won first prize in the Jane Reichhold Haiku Prize, as recently announced at the 14th Annual Ukiah Haiku Festival in the United States:
a vase of flowers
made of light
Annette Makino of California came second in this contest, with Scott Mason of New York third.
Sandra Simpson and Elaine Riddell from New Zealand both featured among the Honourable Mentions.