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Welcome to the Winter at Filoli Haiku Contest

Haiku poets and those new to the haiku form are invited to submit up to three original poems that reflect the beauty of Filoli’s garden in winter. Haikus must be in the 5-7-5 format. Entries should be submitted by February 15, 2020, at 12:00 pm. The finalists will be announced on February 19 and invited to a special event at Filoli on March 1, where the winners will be announced.

 

Judging the contest will be San Mateo County Poet Laureate, Aileen Cassinetto. Winners will have the opportunity to read their haikus at the event. Prizes for First, Second and Best under 18 under years old will include free Filoli membership for the year and more.

 

 

Good luck!