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Thank you so very much to everyone who participated in Halloween Haiku Challenge 2022. Choosing a winner was extra difficult this year. There were seriously fa-boo-lous haiku. I’m in awe and truly-inspired by everyone.
We’re just 13 days away from Halloween night and now the real fun starts! Share your most original or scariest Dystopian or Halloween Memories Haiku for a chance to win some spooktacular prizes.
The contest starts on October 18th and ends at midnight, the witching hour, on October 31st. Winners will be announced on November 1st here and on social media.
To join in on the fun, follow me @Halloweenhorrorhaiku on Instagram and @Halloweenkristy on Twitter
Three ways to share your haiku:
Post your haiku here in the comment section of this specific blog post. (After review, I will make your haiku visible to the public.)
Post your haiku on Twitter, using the hashtag #HalloweenHaikuChallenge and tag me @Halloweenkristy to ensure that I see your post.
Post your haiku on Instagram, using the hashtag #HalloweenHaikuChallenge and tag me @Halloweenhorrorhaiku to ensure that I see your post.
Originality. You must be the sole author of the haiku you post. No exceptions.
Theme. The theme of your haiku must either be 1) Dystopian Halloween or 2) Halloween Memories.
Scares. The scarier the better! It is Halloween after all.
Format/Style. All haiku, senryu, and zappai are eligible and should fall within the usual standard 17 syllables (i.e., 5-7-5). Sorry, Tanka or any other style of poetry is not acceptable for purposes of this contest. We’re not hating, just a matter of space and time.
Only one entry per participant.
1st Place Winner:
Halloween Prize Pack, retail value over $50
Disney Oogie Boogie Bash Pin from 2022 Disney Halloween Die Cut Magnet The Conjuring Horror Blu-Ray/DVD Combo Evil Dead Sticker Halloween buttons/stickers Halloween card
2nd Place Winners:
Two runner-up poems will be chosen to win a Halloween card and one Halloween magnet.
3rd Place Winner:
One third-place winner will be chosen to win a Halloween card and some Halloween stickers.
*Open to US residents only. Prizes subject to change.
All works are copyright of their respective owners. By participating in this contest, you agree that Halloween Kristy can use your haiku to further promote this contest and http://www.halloweenhorrorhaiku.com on social media (Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, etc.) Unauthorized use, modification, reproduction, or distribution of copyright poems submitted to Halloween Haiku Challenge 2022 without express written permission from the copyright owner is strictly prohibited.
Halloween Kristy reserves the right to remove and discredit any haiku and/or images posted here or on social media containing plagiarized or copyrighted material, pornography, vulgarity, bigoted, racist, or sexist views.