Haiku of the Week

evergreen

evergreen
alone for christmas
red berries

Haiku of the Week – Holiday Edition

red cardinal

red cardinal
fresh pine in my living room
lost home

Haiku of the Week

cold mashed potatoes
longing a familiar voice
ghosts of november

 

Haiku of the Week

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*revised photo 11/12

 

 

Haiku of the Week

fading smile
goodbyes are never easy
old friend

Halloween Haiku Challenge Winner: Roxanne Rhoads

Congratulations to Roxanne (1)

Congratulations to Roxanne Rhoads of Bewitching Book Tours, who entered our contest via Instagram with this winning haiku:

Roxanne Rhoads HHC winner
©Roxanne Rhoads

 

Happy Halloween – October 31, 2019

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©UnidColor

 

restless spirits
pressing on the veil wall
all hallows eve

 

 

To see more artwork by Unid Color please go here.

 

Halloween Haiku Challenge

Happy Halloween!

Share an original and scary Halloween or horror-related haiku from October 31st through November 2nd, using the hashtag #Halloweenhaikuchallenge for a chance to win an awesome $25 gift card from Dark Delicacies in Burbank, CA.

Here are the details:

Contest Locations

There are three ways to share your haiku:

  • Post your haiku on Twitter, using the hashtag #HalloweenHaikuChallenge and tag me @Halloweenkristy to ensure that I see your post
  • Post your haiku on Instagram, using the hashtag #HalloweenHaikuChallenge and tag me @Halloweenkristy9 to ensure that I see your post
  • Halloween Haiku Message Boards. Look for the board that says Halloween Haiku Challenge to post your original or scary halloween haiku.

Judging Criteria

1) Originality. (you must be the sole author of the haiku you post, no exceptions)

2) Scares. The scarier the better! It is Halloween after all.

3) Style. All haiku, senryu, zappai are eligible and fall within the usual standard 17 syllables (5-7-5). Sorry, Tanka or any other style of poetry is not acceptable for purposes of this contest. We’re not hating, just a matter of space and time.

4) Participants may post up to three haiku for consideration.

The Prize

The winner, chosen by November 4th, will be gifted a $25 gift card only to Dark Delicacies in Burbank, CA, an amazing specialty bookstore, dedicated to all things horror related, and recently named one of the top ten bookstores in Los Angeles by Travel.com website.

Disclaimer

All works are copyright of their respective owners. By participating in this contest, you agree that Halloween Kristy can use your haiku to further promote this contest and www.halloween-haiku.com on social media (Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, etc.) Unauthorized use, modification, reproduction or distribution of copyright poems entered into 2019 Halloween Haiku Challenge without express written permission from the copyright owner is strictly prohibited.

Halloween Kristy reserves the right to remove and discredit any haiku and/or images posted here or on social media containing plagiarized or copyrighted material, pornography, vulgarity, racist, sexist or bigoted views.

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Haiku of the Week

 

night howls
serve the master
children of the night