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Contests: Zen Garden Haiku Contest

By Gillespie and Queen

Zen Garden Haiku Contest

Open to all poets and haikuists 13 years of age and older, this contest has few restrictions and a low entry fee. Haiku submissions may be published or unpublished, must have the traditional three lines and must be original work. You may enter as many times as you like.

1st Place -- $100
2nd Place -- $50
3rd Place -- $25

Poems should not be submitted with a title. They must be in English. 5-7-5 haiku are allowed but not desired. Entry fee is $2.00 per entry, payable by check or PayPal. Deadline is December 31, 2004.

For more information: www.shadowpoetry.com/contests/rules4.html

To explore the various forms of haiku, including the importance of syllabic structure, nature, images and language, see: baetzler.de/poetry/lexa_haiku_def.htm.

-- K.G.

Article © Gillespie and Queen. All rights reserved.
Published on 2004-09-11
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