Australian haiku poet Jan Dobb has recently been named as joint first prize winner of the 2014 With Words Summer Haiku Contest, for the following poem:
a freight train crosses
The work of another Australian haiku poet – Carole Harrison – is listed as Highly Commended (although the text of Carole’s poem has not been posted online).|
Results of the 2015 With Words competition can be viewed through this link:
Readers accessing this blog will find – at the top – the names of poets whose haiku have been rated as Highly Commended and Commended.
The prize-winning poems appear further down the page (beneath other visual material).
Competition rules allowed poets to offer pieces which had been previously published – Jan’s winning haiku first appeared in “Windfall 3”.
Jan Dobb’s success here goes hand-in-hand with another haiku of hers having been short-listed recently in the Touchstone Awards.