Monday, March 20, 2017

Haiku! Ray Mc Niece

The 5th Not-Exactly-Annual Haiku Death Match is only 20 days away! To celebrate the countdown to the haiku contest, over the next two weeks I'll be featuring a haiku from each of the deathmatch contestents, starting with Ray McNiece: the 2011 haiku-champion of Cleveland:

Photo of water lilies on pond

looking up for moon
it's floating next to me
on the black pond

And don't forget that for just a few dollars you can sponsor a haiku warrior team! To sponsor Ray McNiece, click here:
Photo of Ray McNiece

The Haiku deathmatch will be April 8 at 7 pm at Dobama Theatre. You can get tickets to the haiku deathmatch at the Heights Arts gallery, 2175 Lee Road, via phone at 216-371-3457, or online:
$15 General public  | $10 Heights Arts members  | $15 at the door

...and, if you can't wait until April to get your evening of art and poetry, on March 30 Heights Arts will hold another evening of Ekphrastacy: Artists Talk and Poets Respond at the Heights Arts gallery with Cleveland poets Jeffrey Bowen, Clarissa Jakobsons, Chuck Joy, and Emily Troia reading poems created in response to artworks on view in the exhibition.

And sponsor a haiku warrior team!

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The poet doesn't invent. He listens. ~Jean Cocteau