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GLOCALLY NEWARK HAIKU CONTEST

BY Gentleman Culture

GLOCALLY NEWARK HAIKU CONTEST

ATTENTION ALL POETS & WRITERS!!!

 

GlocallyNewark is excited to invite you to post a submission for a haiku contest!  The winner of the contest will receive 2 passes for admission to the Dodge Poetry Festival, Saturday, October 13, 2012 at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center.  Here’s how it goes…

 

  • 17 syllable Haiku (does not have to be 5/7/5 format)
  • OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
  • Must be original work
  • Deadline: Wednesday 10/10/12
  • All haiku must be posted on the comments section of this blog post
  • The winner will be selected by Glocally Newark Writing Staff

 

Please feel free to share the contest with any other writers you know.  If they win, maybe they’ll bring you with them to the show!

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47 Responses to “GLOCALLY NEWARK HAIKU CONTEST”

  1. Ines Says:

    Street Corner

    Metal garbage can
    Filled high with wrappers and bags
    Sometimes a man too

    Reply

  2. Ines Says:

    Fishing

    Flapping angrily
    The catfish has been tricked by
    The fake plastic bait

    Reply

  3. Ines Says:

    Ice Cream

    Lickably tempting
    Soft cold sweet mess of delight
    Falling to the ground

    Reply

  4. mrigashira Says:

    the summer’s green grass —
    can you spare some change mister?
    we watch it recede

    Reply

  5. Mel Says:

    wrought iron unbound
    brick, layered with smokey road
    and us, with passion

    Reply

  6. Margie Johnson Says:

    A caterpillar
    Catapulting her body
    Over a rainbow.

    Reply

  7. Ink Says:

    fiery patchwork
    overhead, embers bellowed
    by October winds

    Reply

  8. Elijah Brown Says:

    What are we writing for?
    If we are not producing something to read

    Reply

  9. Elijah Brown Says:

    Angels do exist
    She smiled and I fell in love
    What took you so long?

    Reply

  10. Elijah Brown Says:

    You can tell my body obeys gravity
    Cause I’m so down to earth

    Reply

  11. Bre "Blkbrry Molassez" Says:

    Ohhhhh Pick Me
    When we are overlooked
    NOW…Wait ur turn.. Attention Seeker

    Reply

  12. Lefty Says:

    In an instant spark
    A sage bush aflame; idea
    Watch rivers burning

    Reply

  13. Lefty Says:

    Chrysalis of thought
    Butterfly of a notion
    Caterpillar dream

    Reply

  14. Lefty Says:

    Tulips kiss the sun
    Pistils are aimed at children
    Pushing up daisies

    Reply

  15. Lefty Says:

    Beautiful in light
    Moon kissed skin emanates love
    Embracing darkness

    Reply

  16. Lefty Says:

    Journey the city
    Cemetary boulevard
    Streets of fleur-de-lis

    Reply

  17. Lefty Says:

    Graffito green thumb
    Avenue as the garden
    A rose from concrete

    Reply

  18. Lefty Says:

    Melanin graceful
    Complected intelligence
    Braided her helix

    Reply

  19. Lefty Says:

    Fire hydrant smile
    Children resemble flowers
    Photo synth assist

    Reply

  20. Lefty Says:

    No news is real noose
    Channel 9 blocks where they hang
    Strange fruit are walking

    Reply

  21. Lefty Says:

    Crayola culture
    The world considers you black
    Think outside the box

    Reply

  22. Lefty Says:

    A revolution
    Deejay spun a storyboard
    Change in the music

    Reply

  23. Lefty Says:

    Vernal equinox
    Chalked bodies are a vignette
    Twins of night & day

    Reply

  24. Nickole Williams Says:

    Creation Nation
    Seeks Patience from the,
    Next Gracious Patient Station

    Reply

  25. Nickole Williams Says:

    GLOCALLY Gears Up
    Locally for Poetrys’
    Jerseys Top Poet

    Reply

  26. Nickole Williams Says:

    Tricked the whale swallowed Jonah,
    He threw him back up.
    “You, Big Fish No Smart.”

    Reply

  27. Nickole Williams Says:

    A Sensation
    Awaiting Moderation
    Mental Inspiration

    Reply

  28. Robert "Quote" Rosa Says:

    Oh, about cool-kids…
    back in school, they lived fast-lives
    now, they serve fast-food

    Reply

  29. Robert "Quote" Rosa Says:

    Dear Cameraman
    you view things as desired,
    while missing the truth

    Reply

  30. Robert "Quote" Rosa Says:

    you might have missed it…
    the world was at war, today,
    while Jersey Shore aired

    Reply

  31. Robert "Quote" Rosa Says:

    I voted for change;
    Once, they changed the votes, down-south…
    George? Barack? same flag…

    Reply

  32. Robert "Quote" Rosa Says:

    Problems multiplied,
    minus love, plus hate, equals…
    A world, divided

    Reply

  33. Robert "Quote" Rosa Says:

    Duck, Duck, Duck, Duck…Goose!
    Pilgrims circle-chased natives
    **Please, pass the turkey**

    Reply

  34. Stephanie Rogers Says:

    Need impartial opinion:
    Tough love or verbal abuse;
    Where’s the line?

    Reply

  35. Esha Says:

    an instrumental conception
    of nature and work
    misses the point

    Reply

  36. Raj K. Bose Says:

    A blind child smiling
    Tracing every word of his story book
    In Braille

    Reply

  37. Elijah Brown Says:

    Never knew what an orgasm was
    Until she came into my life

    Reply

  38. Elijah Brown Says:

    I’ll invest in school
    Because I can go places
    Cars run out of gas

    Reply

  39. Elijah Brown Says:

    We ran out of ink
    We won’t be writing tonight
    Darn, where’s the pencil

    Reply

  40. Danielle Cooper Says:

    Newark
    Home away from home
    Never alone
    Community always

    Reply

  41. Danielle Cooper Says:

    New riots of thought painted on our streets
    Changing our footsteps
    To beats

    Reply

  42. Danielle Cooper Says:

    Poor kings and queens
    Are misplaced
    In this race of change
    In public space

    Reply

  43. Danielle Cooper Says:

    No art programs
    In schools
    So they bleed out
    On corporate walls
    Summer

    Reply

  44. Danielle Cooper Says:

    Tomorrow, food stamps
    Are here
    Foods only a day away
    Get to store :/

    Reply

  45. Danielle Cooper Says:

    Been surviving most my life
    In the urban paradise
    Don’t own shit

    Reply

  46. Danielle Cooper Says:

    city streets
    invisible chains
    seperating
    yet connecting
    us

    Reply

  47. Danielle Cooper Says:

    Art saved me
    united us
    freed masses
    gave hope
    made humans

    Reply


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