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Powered by Sun and Beauty in Haverhill MA

The vast beauty of my city (Haverhill, MA) presented itself like a gift and I experienced a near perfect winter day. It would have been perfect if not for that hopping robin.

haiku, Poetry, Spring, Uncategorized, Writing

HOW LONG WOULD IT TAKE YOU TO WRITE 17 SYLLABLES ABOUT SPRING?

SPRING HAIKU DEADLINE IS TONIGHT AT 11:59 PM – THE STREET LIGHTS SHOULD BE ON A BIT BEFORE THEN, GIVING YOU AMPLE TIME TO WRITE WITHOUT GIVING UP ANY TIME IN THE SUNSHINE

Brain4Rent's Blog

“Grain by salty grain,

I bring the beach home with me,

smuggled between toes”

by Alison Colby-Campbell

The nearly fulfilled promise of Spring got you waxing poetic???

There is a time and place for that.

Now!

On my blog!

Surely you remember the Haiku form most likely taught in fifth grade – three lines:  First line is 5 syllables, Second line is 7 syllables, Third line is 5 syllables.

This is actually the American style of the Japanese form of poetry traditionally inspired by nature.

This is how the first ever –  One Perfect Ku (5/7/5) – 24-Hour* Spring Haiku Contest (c) will work…        *more or less

DEADLINE – By 11:59 pm EST on Monday, March 19, 2012.

RULES:  Craft your 3 best,  original, Spring-themed Haiku.  You are allowed up to 3 entries per person; all must be based on the Spring-theme. Submit your entries either together or under separate cover to:  alisonhere@msn.com.  Do not post…

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