Monday, November 15, 2010

literary smArts haiku contest

The University Writing Center, Bookstore, and McIntyre Library invite you to participate in...

What is a haiku?

A brief, three-line, seventeen syllable poem about nature, with five syllables in the first line, seven in the second, and five in the third. Haiku is a zen art that expresses an intimate moment of present experience. No unneccesary words are required and the use of metaphors is discouraged. Here is an example:

Join the haiku fun,
Let creativity flow.
Submit yours today!

How do I participate?

Simply write your own haiku and submit it here. You may submit up to 4 haikus.

Submissions are due Friday, December 3, 2010

I've submitted my haiku - now what?

Winners will be notified at the beginning of the spring 2011 semester. Check back for more specific dates and information about prizes

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