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Tuesday, December 21, 2010

The 2010 With Words International Online Haiku Competition Results

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Congratulations to the winners, Highly Commended and Commended entries, but also to the incredible number of well written haiku that made judging so delightfully difficult.

A full report and details will go up onto the With Words website in the New Year.

Happy Christmas to all,
Karen, Kathy, and Alan at With Words


1st Prize


the coot's lobes
just melting the ice
snow in the wind


John Barlow
Ormskirk, England




2nd Prize


after chemo--
finding more beauty
in the petal bare bloom


Terri L. French
Alabama USA




Highly Commended

Sandra Simpson, Tauranga, New Zealand
Ernest J Berry, Picton, New Zealand
John Barlow, Ormskirk, England



Commended

Susan Richardson, Cardiff, Wales
Sandra Simpson, Tauranga, New Zealand
Brett Brady, Hawaii, USA
John Barlow, Ormskirk, England











 

2 comments:

Carlos Gesmundo said...

Hi Allan.

Congratulations, too, to you.

I just saw this: http://mdn.mainichi.jp/features/haiku/news/20101125p2g00m0fe110000c.html

Happy Christmas to you and your family.

Carlos

Alan Summers said...

Thank you Carlos,

Yes, 2010 was a good year for haiku, and we are mighty pleased at the huge number of good haiku that was entered into the competition too! ;-)

Alan, With Words