The Autumn Haiku Contest
Sponsored by Culture Begins
Haiku is a short form of poetry, originating from Japan. Haiku captures a moment in one’s life or expresses the beauty of nature, using sensory language to capture a feeling or image. Today haiku is enjoyed in many countries around the world.
You don’t have to be an experienced haiku poet to enter this contest. Anyone can write haiku. For more information on how to write it, Click here.
- The contest is open to everyone
- Entries should be written in English
- Entries must be original unpublished work
- Maximum 2 entries per person
Send submissions to:
Discover Japan, Haiku Entry
Winner will receive a poster with a Japan theme from Culture Begins:
* Must have a valid U.S address to receive the prize *
Selection of Winner:
The readers of Discover Japan will choose the winner, using a poll. The winner will be announced in January, 2014 along with the winning haiku in Discover Japan. The winner will be notified via email before the general announcement.
★NOTE★ All rights revert to the authors after publication.
How to write a haiku poem:
- Haiku for Early Autumn (discoverjapannow.wordpress.com)
- Art of Haiku: Conveying a vivid message in 17 syllables (discoverjapannow.wordpress.com)
- What is a Haiku? (irocknewsblog.wordpress.com)