Online internet courses by Call of the Page

Are you interested in a Call of the Page course? We run courses on haiku; tanka; tanka stories/prose; haibun; shahai; and other genres.

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Call of the Page (Alan & Karen)

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

The 2010 With Words International Online Haiku Competition Results


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


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



Carlos Gesmundo said...

Hi Allan.

Congratulations, too, to you.

I just saw this:

Happy Christmas to you and your family.


Area 17 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

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