2018 3rd Annual H. Gene Murtha Memorial Senryu Contest Winners

First Place:

prayer book
all the funeral cards
but hers

— Gregory Longenecker

Second Place:

new tabla
the smells of India
in one strike

— Nicholas Klacsanzky

Third Place:

moving out —
the perfection
of pomegranate halves

— Kerstin Park

Read all 2018 honorable mentions and judges’ comments (PDF)