Haiku for Bamboo

Write a Haiku about bamboo, yarn, knitting or any other Crystal Palace theme for a chance to win a set of Crystal Palace Classic Bamboo needles or hooks! 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 View our Bamboo Needle Page here: http://www.straw.com/cpy/cpybambo_manuf.html 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: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haiku http://pearldiver.hubpages.com/hub/Haiku-Do-The-Way-of-Haiku http://happyhaiku.blogspot.com/2005/03/bamboo.html http://www.tata-tatao.to/knit/575/e-index.html
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