ForumsArt, Music, and WritingHaiku Contest - Broken Bond (page 531, due: Feb 2)

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Maverick4
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A Haiku is a Japanese lyric verse form having three unrhymed lines of five, seven, and five syllables, traditionally invoking an aspect of nature or the seasons.

Well, that said, heres the rules:

1) The Haiku must be original (no plagarizing)!
2) It must fit the weeks theme
3) It must be submitted before the deadline
4) It must be submitted for the contest (no using works previously written)
5) One Submission per user
6) The Same User cannot win twice in a row (but there welcome to submit!)

Hopefully oneday the winner could get a merit...

The Deadline will always be a Wednsday, so the deadline for the first theme will be Wednsday, September 2. The theme is The Pond

(special thanks to 'thisisnotanalt'

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GuitarHeroFtw
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Yeah Floyd is right Hectichermit.


judging tomoz!

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ahh well I just tried...hmm so lets see a syllable is the sound so what happens if its in another language when the same word..with multiple syllables is only one in that language...No Rule about language B) just joking I am A noob at poetry so ya sorry just trying to contribute to the thread...this is the first I posted a page before the other(which I did cause Guitarhero was sad ) is it right number of syllables?

Mighty stone sentry
Hostile winds of rage strike
Alas worn to dust

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hmm well I just checked my dictonairy of the sylllables it actually needs one more B) right now 5 6 5...yea an electronic dictionary

Might-y stone sen-try = 5
Hos-tile winds of rage strike = 6
A-las worn to dust = 5

So now its

Mighty stone sentry
Hostile winds of rage strike down
Alas worn to dust

the_manta
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Hang on, deadline was 5 or 6 days ago... when is judging???

the_manta
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Ohhhh, wait, nevermind, just saw Shay's post... mmkay, judging tomorrow, right?

GuitarHeroFtw
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Oh boy i hope i win, oh thats right, i can't

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when is the judging going to take place? it should be some time today.

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Hello, and here is the judging for the Mountains theme! I didn't really have time to judge everyone (due to the sheer amount of entries). I will post a top 4, and a couple random awards.

The wood award (4th place) goes to... GuitarHeroFtw

Gentle Breezes Stir
Awakening The Wildlife
The Valley Echoes.


Doesn't explicity mention mountains... but in fact, it is :O I liked that you didn't go out there and describe the mountain, but what is around which would suggest there is a mountain there.

The bronze award (3rd place) goes to... yielee

Quiet mountain lake
A hungry trout soon breaches
Startling the poor bear.


I liked the imagery. I also liked the irony of the hungry trout scaring the &quotoor" bear, when usually the bear would be hungrily eating the trout. Awesome!

The silver award (2nd place) goes to... Pois0nArr0w

Standing tall and proud,
Reaching the heavens' zenith,
Earth and sky collide


It was a hard decision between 2nd and 1st place. It was a great haiku, representing the majesty and great size of mountains. Nice job!

And the gold award (1st place) goes to... Hectichermit!

Mighty stone sentry
Hostile winds of rage strike down
Alas worn to dust


Congratulations on winning! I would say go get your merit... but there isn't one. So have a cookie of your favourite variety ^^

And then there is...

The LOLwut? award goes to... FloydTC

south america
in the mountains of peru
where dead bodies rot


Dead bodies? Nice.

And here's another one for yielee for an awesome Flash Game reference.

Trenches are mountains
Growing downward inside-out.
(Time for the "Shift" key!)


I love SHIFT!

Well, good job everyone... sorry I couldn't judge everyone. This is much easier though. So here is some new information on the next theme... and I will make a judging window on when I will judge (of a few days) so I don't have to disappoint/annoy people by pushing back the deadline.

Theme: Through the Haze
Judging Window/Deadline: Sept. 30-Oct. 2

Happy writing. :P
the_manta
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ARW.

I'm destined to fail. ;-;

Moabarmorgamer
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Hey! What about mine?
Arw...you didn't judge mine, shayne. I'm probably gonna get the morbid award or something lolz.

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yay! I got mentioned!

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You should mention everbody. And why no merit?

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Purple haze, so thick,
Guided through by thought alone,
Not wanting to leave

An internet cookie to the person who frst guesses the super obvious ref.

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Can I see my hand?
I was wishing for a view
All I get, is you


Hybrid poetry-haiku.

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through whispering haze
lazy as the way haze stays
phased by craziness

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