OPEN: Comment-a-Haiku Poetry Contest!

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Get ready for Vita Brevis‘ third comment-a-haiku poetry contest! Here’s what you need to know:

  1. Submit one or two 5-7-5 haiku as a comment on this post (give them titles!) — all topics are welcome
  2. Reblog this post on your blog or write a post announcing that you’ve entered the competition, linking back here
  3. Give good feedback on other poets’ work! [This is what it’s really about–you’ll be receiving good feedback, so try to give it to others as well]

RewardHonestly, this is less about “winning” and more about meeting and communicating with other poets. But I will choose some honorable mentions, and I’ll officially publish the winning haiku on Vita Brevis (with a link to the poet’s blog). Not a bad deal!

When: Starting right now (10/18), ending Sunday night (10/21)

Results: I get a lot of comments on these–give me a few…

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Circles

Silent and rugged, The landscape claims those who falter, Not only the brave die here, Not only the flesh. A shroud of mist whispers, Settling in between each breath In the quiet, In the worst of times. As dawn breaks through the chill, He sees no colours in its spark Just the promise of death … Continue reading Circles