Tattoo-Haiku2, as advertised in Poets and Writers Magazine, is officially launched. Benefiting Cedar Tree Inc., a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to transforming lives through writing and literature, the contest will be judged by Jimmy Santiago Baca. The submission fee is $5, the total sum of which goes to Cedar Tree. Winner receives a $555 certificate to Amazon. Enter the contest here: SUBMIT HAIKU
So, it’s not like Joseph is going to choose the haiku that gets tattooed on him – this winner and tattoo is to be chosen by Dawne Leiker, a journalist out of Hays, Kansas. Here’s her bio:
Dawne Leiker has accumulated a couple of decades in the newspaper business, both on the advertising and news side. Currently a local government reporter and performance arts reviewer for The Hays Daily News, Leiker also writes features and general news stories.
She attained both her masters of liberal studies degree in journalism/public relations and undergraduate degree in political science at Fort Hays State University.
Loading up the cart for the vets. This is the just the first delivery. Toothpaste, toothbrushes, soap, aspirin, shaving cream, razors, deodorant, powder, shampoo, lotion, etc. Unloaded at the Denver Downtown YMCA on 9-5-12. Brought to you by the power of the haiku. Let’s keep it going. The Collective is Alive. Art is Compassion.