Wednesday, November 20, 2013

LET'S HAVE FUN WITH HAIKU FAIL 2013!

Amidst all the kerfuffle, I failed to notice that results had been posted for the 2013 City of Perth Library haiku competition, and I managed to avoid the ignominy of actually winning anything with any of my entries.

So, for posterity and your education adn amusement, I present you with my five failed entries:


silver-bladed leaf
etched in deep-devoted words
edges drip in red

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forced restructuring
empty bed and meals for one
micro-managed loss

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infomercial dreams
extruded mental products
sponsored by McSleep

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neon dinosaur
confused, abandoned, alone
shadowed night attacks

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grey half-life faces
earthbound plastic consciousness
collapsible minds



Ah, well. Back to trying to make my fortune from short stories and late night Baldur's Gate playing sessions....

2 comments:

Kate Campbell said...

At least you are trying to expand your repertoire. I always think of you as more of a Limerick type of guy but I liked your haiku. Sadly, I wasn't a judge. Better luck next time.

Lee Battersby said...

I never expect to win anything when I enter a poetry competition. I'm good enough to sell a few here and there, but never good enough to compete against real poets. It's too hard! :)