Dictionary.com defines “haiku” as “a form of Japanese verse, written in 17 syllables divided into 3 lines of 5, 7, and 5 syllables, and employing highly evocative allusions and comparisons, often on the subject of nature or one of the seasons.”
GRAND PRIZE: Choice of 9” single-pointed, 16, 26 or 35” circular, 6” double-pointed or 6” hook set in a range of sizes! The winning haiku will be placed on the new bamboo page of our Website, as well as be featured on the contest haiku page.
RUNNERS-UP: Runners-Up will receive any one Classic Bamboo needle or hook of their choice from the set ranges. All runners-up will be featured on the contest haiku page.
Winners will be chosen by popular vote in March from a list of finalists and announced in the "Purls from the Palace" newsletter.
DEADLINE TO ENTER: February 28, 2013
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Need some inspiration? Here's a sample:
My bamboo needles
Seem to love my stitches so
I can love my work
For more information on how to write and for samples of haiku's, check out the following links: