*Haiku Contest valid in our Morehead City Location Only*

This year's Grand Prize Winner receives dinner for two at Akai Hana Morehead City.

 

Our four second place contestants receive $20 gift certificates!

 

If you haven't already claimed your prize, please come by the restaurant!

First Annual

Akai Hana Haiku Contest

Enter your original haiku poem for a chance to win dinner for two or a $20 gift certificate to Akai Hana Japanese Restaurant.

 

One Grand Prize will be awarded and four runner-up prizes.

Deadline is May 31, 2014.

 

Haiku is a traditional Japanese poem of three lines, often, but not always, composed of 17 syllables arranged in a 5-7-5 form. Haiku usually contains a reference to nature and the seasons and reflects a Buddhist perception about life.

 

 

 

Previous winners

 

Orchid blossom drops-

Six weeks you graced my table

I will miss your face.

-Margaret Muller

 

Remembering her

On a light branch of my heart

I climb where I could not.

-Jeff Martin

 

Early greens for sale

How will I fit so much sprimg

In my small basket?

-Sue Covella

 

When there is no cat

The sun leaps through the window

And into my lap.

-Jude Casseday

 

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