Halloween Haiku Contest

The Duke Writing Studio is once again sponsoring a Halloween Haiku contest!   Submit up to three poems to: wstudio@aas.duke.edu by Wednesday Oct. 27.  Winning poems will be sent out on the Writing Studio listserv and posted on the Writing Studio Website.

For instructions on how to write a Haiku poem, see: http://www.ehow.com/how_4901102_write-haiku-poem-made-easy.html.

Need some inspiration?  Here are winning poems from previous years.

Vampire’s mouth waters
Bobbing for blood red apples.
—Pallavi Kannan (2008 winner)

Gaping Wounds in flesh
Innards torn out and eaten–
Alas, poor pumpkins!
–Annie Rachapudi (2009 winner)


Good luck and happy haunting!!!!!!


2 responses to “Halloween Haiku Contest

  1. Good luck on the contest, and everyone have fun with haiku!

    For a highly praised simple overview of haiku (American and Japanese haiku writers) check out: http://www.withwords.org.uk/what.html

    Good luck! 😉

    Alan, With Words

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