February 22 - April 22 2011 Kids Count Earthday Haiku Contest 2011


Children and young people are getting us to look after our planet through the
message of haiku!

The contest is now open
Starting Date: February 22nd, 2011
Ending Date: Earthday-April 22nd, 2011


The Haiku Society of America is sponsoring One Year Memberships as prizes
for The 2011 Kids Count for Earthday Haiku Contest created by Planetpals
(Worldwide); With Words (U.K.); and Sketchbook Haiku Journal (USA).

We call it the The 2011 "Kids Count for Earthday" Haiku Contest because we
want you to help all of us to learn how to keep the planet clean and healthy!

So who can enter?

Children and young people aged from 7 years old right up to 20 years from
around the globe.

If English is not your first language please do add an English language
version of your haiku entry as well.

The Haiku Society of America is represented by an'ya; Alan Summers of With
Words (UK); Judith Gorgone of Planetpals (Worldwide); Karina Klesko begin_of_the_skype_highlighting end_of_the_skype_highlighting of
Sketchbook, Journal for Eastern and Western Short Forms.

The theme is "What Earthday means to you".

There will be winners for each category and entries based age appropriately.

All entries must be postmarked no later than April 22, 2011 and include
the students name and address or school name and address.
(*NOTE: winners private information will not be distributed to any 3rd
parties - all information is for internal purposes only )

Entries must be e-mailed to:

To be notified of results then email
again saying "Let me know!" in the subject line.

Announcements of the Winners will be by May 22, 2011.

Winning Entries will be published in Sketchbook, a Journal for Eastern and
Western Short Forms.

Enjoy the challenge of writing modern haiku, and best of luck!
Alan, Judith, Karina, and an'ya (judges)









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