Spring is here and the Haiku Club
is celebrating by holding the 2015 April HaikuWriMo. Join us and try to write a haiku
, or tanka
for every day of the month of April.
Sign Up is now open! Just send us a note
titled "2015 April HaikuWriMo Sign Up" if you would like to participate. Join Our Participants
Remember to give them some love! Submit Your Entry
Create a deviation titled "2015 April HaikuWriMo" and submit it to our 2015 Events
Gallery. Throughout the month continue to add new haiku
, or tanka
for each day. Number each entry so that individual works can be referenced directly. If you add new entries to the top of your work readers will easily be able to see at a glance when your work has been updated. Your poems should follow the style and structure guidelines for the form. Remember to include a reference to this event and journal entry in your deviation comments.
If you have not participated in a contest here before please consider starting now. We are here to cultivate and encourage each other while having fun! Check out our Events Board
for information on current and upcoming activities. Set Your Own Pace
Some haijin will hammer out a poem every day without fail or delay. Others will add poems in bursts every so often. Either approach is fine. The goal is simply to open yourself to the inspiration around you and develop a habit of regular writing.Nominate A Poem
Throughout the month keep an eye out for exceptional entries. If you find one send us a note and nominate it for prize consideration. Remember to include the author, the number of the work, a copy of the poem, and a sentence or two about why you liked it.
Nominate A Participant
- day 2 by Lady-Yume - she conveys such stunning imagery, describing the stars and the wonders of story-telling. it really captivates me.
Has someone consistently left comments with constructive criticism, ideas, or support? Send us a note and nominate them for their exceptional community spirit. Remember to include a sentence or two about how they have contributed to the community.
- Lady-Yume - the comments that she leaves are encouraging, supportive and lovely.
Help us publicize the Club, our events, and our members. Contribute A Prize
Prizes will be awarded for top works and community spirit.
First place will receive:
All entrants will be added to the quarterly prize drawing. Completing challenge goals and working with under-represented forms counts double. On July 1st, 2015 a winner will be randomly drawn and given the choice of either:
If you are willing to contribute prizes for this contest let us know.