2017 2nd Annual H. Gene Murtha Memorial Senryu Contest Winners

First Place:

moving day
we take apart the bed
our parents dreamed on

— Gregory Longenecker

Second Place:

job interview —
dodging puddles
in my best shoes

— Marilyn Humbert

Third Place:

family dinner
adding salt
to my own wounds

— Lori A Minor

Read all 2017 honorable mentions and judges’ comments (PDF)