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Haiku Submission Form

SUBMISSION FORM

Image of a type writer with paper that says Haiku Holidays.

Haiku: A Poetic Form

 

First Line Five Syllables

Second Line Seven Syllables

Last Line Five Syllables 

November to January 2020, William C. Bonaudi Library. Write a Haiku about the holidays. Take a Haiku for the holidays.   Use this form or drop off to Rhonda Kitchens, Librarian.

 

 

What is this?

Write a haiku.  Submit it or give it to the Librarian.  You can present it creatively for the display or simply provide the text to be added to the display. Your choice!

If you want to take a haiku for the holidays, take it for your desk, refrigerator, home, or a gift. 

 

What is a haiku?

It is a Japanese poetic form. It has three lines. It has a specific syllable count. The first line is five syllables. The second line is seven syllables. The final line is fiver syllables. For this project, there is no specified rhyme pattern.  Do not use a title. Use the writing name you prefer. ANON is ok.

 

What is the topic?  

The topic for this is the holidays from mid November to mid January.  

These are prompts. Use for inspiration. It is not meant to be exclusionary.

Caroling
Winter
Tradition
Snow men/women/people/creatures
Celebration
Gifts Given|
Gifts Received
Making Gifts
Partying Penguins
Toys
Expectation
Storms
Blizzards
Happy Children
 

Desserts
Pie
Adventures
Thankfulness
Gratitude
Change
Endings
Romance
Birth
Ornaments
Lights
 
Ice
Skiing
Bells
Bows
Wishes
Resolutions
Goals
Parades
Table
Broken
Forgotten
Hero’s Journey
Reflection

Joy
Isolation
Start with a letter ( A is for..)
Unhappy Children
Journeys
Road Trips
Cookies
Rebirth
Loneliness
Decorations
Giving
Peace
 

Do you have examples?

Yes. With the library display of haiku pieces, there will be books on haiku and poetry. See also, these online sites. 
Literary Devices
Poetry Foundation: Haiku 
Poets.org

 

Who can submit?

We welcome submission(s) from students, staff, faculty, and people in the Big Bend Community College service area. 

 

How many times may I submit a Haiku?

We welcome multiple submissions, but to be fair to all that may want their work read, the limit is 5. 

 

Still have questions?

Ask your Librarian Rhonda Kitchens. 

Mission

The William C. Bonaudi
Library provides 
quiet
study space,
a large and growing
collection of books 

multiple online resources,
and other library services. 

We are committed to meeting
the needs of
BBCC's students,
staff, faculty, and those 

living within the
Big Bend Community College
service district.

 

Contact

 

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librarymail@bigbend.edu

Building:

 1800/Library & GCATEC

Physical Address:
 
7611 Bolling St.


M
ailing 
Address: 
William C. 
Bonaudi Library, 
7662 Chanute St.
 
Moses Lake, WA 98837


 

Our Team

Library and eLearning Director:
Tim Fuhrman

Librarian: 
Rhonda Kitchens

eLearning Coordinator, Librarian:
Mattias 
Olshausen

Program Assistant, and Purchasing:
Cassandra Torres
Library Systems Specialist
John Anderson
Cataloging, Interlibrary Loan
Teresa Sweeney

 

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