Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Lost Art Press Woodworking Haiku Contest

Come on... all the cool kids are doing it.

Chris Schwarz is running a woodworking haiku contest on the Lost Art Press blog. If you win, you win a super-tuned #4 smoothing plane, as perfected by Chris himself.

For the less literary among us, a haiku is a short form of poetry from Japan.  It utilizes 17 syllables, arranged in a 5 7 5 pattern. They are easy, and quite quick to write. Do not be afraid. Enter! The deadline is November 22 at noon.

My own entry:

Sawplate sharp and set
Teeth cut swiftly through the pine
Blast! Its still too short!

4 comments:

  1. Nicely done Zach! From my limited knowledge, you even got the right amount of syllables on each line. Hope ya win!

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  2. Thanks! I've always liked writing. Hopefully someone else finds it funny!

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  3. My husband miss this event and he felt terrible about it because he thinks that he has a very good chance to get win but unfortunately he didn’t… XOXO:D
    WilsonAndMcCracken.com

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  4. I like contests like these. I wish you will continue the same practice every year, I'm not that ready this time but will sure participate in next event.

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