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Call for Submissions: McCain-Palin Haiku

Monday, October 13th, 2008

http://www.smithmag.net/obsessions/wp-admin/post.php?action=edit&post=89Got a 5-7-5 on Mavericks Squared? People For the American Way is looking for haikus about John McCain and Sarah Palin. Three winners will have their haikus published in The Nation. Ten finalists will be chosen and then the three winners will be voted on by you and other People For the American Way [...]

6 words? Try 17 syllables.

Thursday, June 26th, 2008

The six-word memoir might be the “American haiku,” but lovelorn poets and purists can show their true-to-form 5/7/5 skills over at Heartbreak Haiku, a collective story project run by NYU grad student Zanna Marsh. “Your best pals are happy to listen to your rambling, romantic sob stories once, maybe twice. But don’t be tempted to [...]

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