STEEMIT HAIKU CONTEST # WEEK 22: (Original Contest)

in poetry •  last year  (edited)

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STEEMIT HAIKU CONTEST Make Haikus Great Again!


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In Japanese Style...

Created by Moonlee & Dedicated To All Haiku Fans...


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Rules

1... Upvote this post and resteem it...
(The more the merrier... to win Free
SBD/Steem to become Dolphins and Whales).

2... Write a Haiku consisting of three lines about any topic of your choice

3... Your first line must be Only 5 syllables, no more or less...
(For example: Steemit is the best)

4... Your second line must be Only 7 syllables, no more or less...
(For example: Minnows will become the whales)

5... Your third and final line must be Only 5 syllables, no more or less...
(For example: We all can inspire)

6... You can use up to 2 images/gifs maximum for your Haiku Entry

7... Submit your valid Haiku poem entry as a comment posted down below on this post

(Only one Entry per person)

8... Your entry isn't required to be titled, but a good title does help

9... You must submit your entry by Saturday 31th, March, 2018 11:59pm UK, London GMT (before midnight before Sunday), anyone commenting after this time will not qualify to win

10... Winners will be selected and announced on a new post on Sunday 1st, April 2018

11... This contest runs from Sunday to Sunday, so feel free to enter right now

12... Remember to have fun


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Judging


1... I and @Verbal-D will be judging the entries based on originality, creativity, and clever-wittiness

2... Here is an original example Haiku Poem written by me, @moonleesteem


Bald Head

He still had his smile
Although he was losing his
Hairs... to find wisdom


3... Here is an original example Haiku Poem written by @verbal-d


One Last Puff

Smoking in his bed
His tired eyes gave away
Dreams in bed ablaze...


@Verbal-D was one of the first Steemians to popularize Haikus on Steemit...



Prizes


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Hooray... SBD & STEEM is worth more now


1st Place:

4.00 SBD/STEEM

2nd Place:

2.50 SBD/STEEM

3rd Place:

1.50 SBD/STEEM

This contest is now sponsored by @verbal-d and the lovely and kind @soldier, and they support good projects, want to strengthen our community, and give back to our poets. We are grateful for their contribution and commitment to us.


Our Tip to check your Syllables and make that Perfect (Freestyle) Haiku ( 5-7-5)...
This is the site me and @verbal-d used to check all the entries.
https://www.howmanysyllables.com
So now you know our Secret...

Thank You all for making this Contest
a big Success.
In making Haikus great again


Would you like to support this contest as a sponsor so that the winning prizes can be more rewarding?
Please contact @moonleesteem on steemit.chat or reach me in the comments section below for more info.




Thank you all again and I'll see you in the next post.
All Gifs used from Giphy.com
Peace and Greetings from @Moonleesteem

Steem Us Up... Scotty

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I have a nefarious purpose to contact you.....
So, I'm only upvoting you and putting this
PRETTY THUMB UP i CREATED to get your attention.
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And going to appeal to your appetite to make money by curating others contests.
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I want you to cross promote your contest by participating as a judge in a couple of mine:
"SteemIt Decathlon"

Contact me through private chat on on discord channel: Steeminati
I'm the @HumanEmotican
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  ·  last year (edited)
Hello @moonleesteem, my entry this week.

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With their swords for tongues,
they pierced my soul with more guilt
than the sin itself

Welcome @gamsam,
Cool... Good Luck 👍

A masterpiece...

Your eyes seem heavy
I have laid your bed, come sleep
When you are ready

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Welcome @julietisrael,
Cool... Good Luck 🍀

thank you


Your contest was added to Steemit Contest Compilation for current week (26.03-01.04)

Cheers mate... we appreciate it 🤓

@moneyinfant has added your contest to the list Steemit Writing Contests: Issue #60. The list is updated on a daily basis and your contest will remain on the list until its expiration - there's nothing you need to do.

The list was created to save writers the excessive amount of time spent searching through the #contest tag for writing contests. Now they can just come to the list each day, see new contests and use their time doing what they love - writing.

If you'd like to help spread the word about the Steemit Writing Contest List I'd really appreciate a resteem, but it certainly isn't necessary. The project is simply meant to help writers save time and contest creators attract more contestants.

P.S. If you know of any contests I've missed I'd love to hear about them. Thanks!

Thank you... we appreciate it... 🤓

  ·  last year (edited)

IF THE FEELING IS GONE


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Hurts but never show

This pain you will never know

Dumped and forgotten

https://steemit.com/haiku/@ahna8911/haiku-if-the-feeling-is-gone-d0a1b394408b

Welcome @ahna8911,
Cool... Good Luck 🍀

Welcome @tarsivy,
Cool... Good Luck 👍

Poets re- unite

Ya boi Verbal D is dope

Scotty: The best host


Title: Steemit State of Mind by Two Triple O

Welcome @twotripleow,
Cool 😎...Good Luck 👍

  ·  last year (edited)

Appreciate that!

Hi @moonleesteem! Good day, here's my entry for this week. Thank you very much for this awesome contest! :)♥

TIME

The essence of time
Be mine, forever divine
Mystery of time!

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Welcome @leahlei,
Cool... Good Luck 🍀

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Crumbs of bread scattered
Little droplets of water
Hope to the hungry.

Welcome @prayzz,
Cool... Good Luck 👍

Furniture

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The neglected child,
Treated like old furniture,
Alone in darkness.

Welcome @puppetmaster1111,
Cool... Good Luck 🍀

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All the world bursting
New life surging electric
Veins awake from cold.

(Image & poem by @heatherthebard)

Welcome @heatherthebard,
Cool... Good Luck 🍀

Thanks!

My entry sir:

STAR GAZER

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Here, kissing this sky,
I shall become them; fine stars,
Looking down at earth.

Welcome @divineinyang,
Cool... Good Luck 🍀

Thanks a million..

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R U N

R U N distress?
silence falls - sinking feeling
I say to you, RUN!

Welcome @millennialnow,
Cool... Good Luck 👍

Chef-d'Oeuvre

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Trampled by all. Found
and loved by his tender hands,
she became chef-d'oeuvre.

Welcome @rexsanguis,
Cool... Good Luck 👍

My entry:

Quo vadimus?

In a world gone mad
A sole question I shall ask
Where are we going?

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Welcome @hoperimmel,
Cool... Good Luck 🍀

Dangerous Heroism


Sometimes to save lives
You must be willing to risk
Losing yours one day...

Welcome @mordiki,
Cool... Good Luck 👍

Eyes


Her eyes can not see

But she can feel many things

So she enjoys life

Welcome @pelusa,
Cool... Good Luck 👍

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Tenor

WHAT I FEEL INSIDE

When I saw your face,
Oceans and heaven collide
And yeah, I love you.

Welcome @jssll,
Cool... Good Luck 🍀

Hello @moonleesteem,

Thank you for this contest, I am trying Haiku for my second time. These are great exercises so much appreciated!

Here is my official entry:

Lantern.

Original Link

Lantern

Ancient lantern lives
bringing warmth and light to all
crying for daylight.

Photographer: @eaglespirit.
Location: Chinatown, San Francisco

Respectfully submitted, @eaglespirit

Welcome @eaglespirit,
Cool... Good Luck 🍀

Thank you so much!

He Took The Cross




Slow, heavy breathing

"Is the world worth dying for?"

Still, He took the cross.




Please check out the original post here


Welcome @lyxng,
Cool... Good Luck 🍀

Unheard Words


If I was a fly
On your cold wall... I would hear
What you think of me

Welcome @mayliberty,
Cool... Good Luck 🍀

Only contests entries please, no spamming links or you will be flagged