[Moe] The Haiku competition goes international!

Day 5,327, 05:38 Published in Japan Japan by Saito Himura


Greeting dear citizen of the eWorld, i write to you today as i thought we could have a bit of fun for all of us.

I officially open the first Haiku Competition open to all nation! I would like everyone to send me an haiku you will have written (not found on the web please). It will be read and the best three will be then place and vote by everyone as the best made. There will be a prize for this competition.

First place will be 50,000 JPY. Second place will gain 25,000 JPY and the third place will win 10,000 JPY. First place will be 125,000 JPY. Second place will gain 75,000 JPY and the third place will win 50,000 JPY. First place will receive a prize of 75,000 JPY, second place will gain 50,000JPY and third place will receive 25,000JPY. There will also be 10 smaller prize of 10,000JPY for Haiku written that will not have made the top ten but that will be vote in the favorite of the judge.

For reference, there are only three lines, totaling 17 syllables. The first line is 5 syllables, the second line is 7 syllables and the third line is 5 syllables.

You have until a week to send me the Haiku, so until the 30th of june. Vote will begin on the 4th july and the final decision will be held on the 6th of the month of july.

Good luck to all and have fun!!

With my best,

Saito Himura
Minister of Education.