The Random Phrase contest has ended and the winners have been chosen! Our judges found it a tough decision with so many incredibly random deviations submitted. Well done to everyone who entered!
Our top three winners are:
Cold DigitSnow had been piling up for days now. The streets were bleak; the blinding white contrasting against the dark, wet grey of the road. The houses fared no better, their roofs coated in sparkling white and the rows of matching house fronts caused a dizzying sense of losing one’s way. The tops of snow mounds in front of their house had been muddied by dozens of feet as they tramped from the partially cleared, soggy ground across to the garage and back again.
It was the worst time of the year to move house, when it was too cold to hold the boxes without gloves and it could start snowing at any moment. The trip up in near-constant snow had only worsened their dismay. They had travelled six hours to get here, and were at least relieved part of the ground had been cleared by their apathetic and aging neighbour Otto, who now stood by his dining room window watching the family trudging around in the biting cold.
They had moved to get away from the cold, hard people of the city and, it seem
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This week's contest is a haiku contest! For those of you who would like a refresher, a haiku is a form of poetry containing 3 phrases: the first phrase contains 5 syllables, the second with 7, and the last with 5 syllables. (We're going by a simple, English version ). The phrases traditionally contrast between two similar ideas.
Your challenge is to write a haiku about your favorite part of December.
Post your haiku as a comment to this blog. Entries will be judged based on cleverness, creativity, accuracy to the haiku form, and inclusion of the December theme. Entries must be submitted by Tuesday, December 18th at 11:59 PM Pacific. You may submit multiple entries.
We'll choose five winners who will receive 800 Points!
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