Success for Jan Dobb – With Words Haiku Contest

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:

dry thunder
a freight train crosses
the drought

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.

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