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2022 Haiku winner, Channon Fulton

Lamond-Riggs celebrates the Haiku Contest Winners!

Thanks to everyone who participated in the 2022 DC Public Library Haiku Contest! We had a lot of fantastic entries this year and we were really inspired by the literary creativity of our community! Congratulations to the winners!... Adult Winner:             City of Crossroads Crosswires, instagram, facebook, job          Love is the way straight.

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Haiku Contest Winners!

Thank you to all who participated

To celebrate National Poetry Month here at the Chevy Chase library, we held a Haiku contest for poets of all ages! 

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Haiku Contest Winners

Thank you to everyone who participated in the 2022 Cleveland Park Library Haiku Contest! We received many wonderful entries this year and we were inspired by the literary creativity of our community. Our judging panel had a tough time choosing from the nearly 90 funny, profound, and inspiring haiku, but we have finally come up with the following winners:

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Congratulations Haiku Contest Winners!

The Capitol View Library would like to thank all of the people who entered the DC Public Library Haiku Contest!  We received many great submissions and choosing winners was not easy.   Prize-winners have earned a bundle of library swag, an award certificate, and of course, eternal glory.  We are happy to congratulate the following winners and hope that members of the community will visit the Capitol View Library to view the winning haikus on display in our front window. 

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2022 West End Haiku Contest Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the 2022 West End Library Haiku Contest!  Over 50 library patrons submitted 61 haiku (31 JUV, 29 Adult, 1 Teen). The haiku judging panel was delighted that the submission pool was so strong this year. All participants demonstrated facility in the art of haiku writing and are commended for their excellence. Without further ado, here are the winners: Children's Category First place

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Congratulations to Tenley Library's 2022 Haiku Contest Winners

Here are the winning haikus. Thanks to everyone who participated. Check out ALL of the entries plus the winners in our windows in May.  Child red, orange and yellow Soon the strawberry sun sets and the night returns by Sophia Teen sprawled across the lawn, a constellation of suns — March dandelions by Jenin Adult Mosaic walls of Thought, love, hurt and history  Spines that speak volumes

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Celebrate National Poetry Month with DC Public Library

Thank you for celebrating National Poetry Month with DC Public Library! This April, DC Public Library invited residents ages 6 and up to submit a haiku to the 2022 Haiku Contest around the following themes: ✎ Your love of books, reading or the library, ✎ Something small that gives you joy, ✎ DC in springtime, or

2021 Haiku Contest Winners!


The 2021 Haiku Contest was a great success at the Mt. Pleasant Neighborhood Library! Thank you to all the participants. It was a joy to read your creations! And the winners are:    Child When I read a book I feel like I'm in a dream I just love to read!

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Georgetown Haiku Contest Winners 2021

Congratulations to the Georgetown Neighborhood Library winners of the 2021 Haiku Contest! We will be displaying all of our many wonderful haiku entries in our front window. Thank you to everyone who participated!  Adult winner Hefty hardbound books Like soothing weighted blankets Comfort mind and soul by Kevin Clark

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Haiku Contest Winners

More than 100 patrons submitted haiku during our Haiku Contest in April! Thanks to everyone who participated. When you next come to or walk by the branch, you'll see all of the entries plus the winners. Because there were so many good ones, we chose more than one winner in each category, and here they are: