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Vocal Social Society's Haiku Honeys

A Celebration of all the Droplets of Nectar Entered into our Challenge

By Caroline JanePublished 7 months ago 1 min read
Vocal Social Society's Haiku Honeys
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Thank you.

What a joy it has been to host the Haiku Honey? Challenge on behalf of the Vocal Social Society Facebook Group. I am genuinely awestruck by the quality, range, depth, and emotion that has poured in. The talent that lies behind these bite-sized poems is truly gargantuan and inspirational.

What am I talking about?

Over the weekend, nineteen Vocal creators participated in a sumptuous feast of Haiku, bringing various delectable and moreish offerings to our Facebook group's communal table. With only seventeen syllables in each morsel, they aroused our senses, whet our appetites, got us thinking, and evoked some serious desire!!

This week The VSS group will be voting on who will be crowned our Haiku Honey? Champion. If you want to join in and cast your vote visit us here for a pinned thread with information on how to show your love for your favourites through our secret ballot.

Voting closes 22nd September at 10pm GMT.

Podium places announced 24th September.

Be warned... It's a tough one to judge!

Now, in no particular order, feast your eyes on all the outstanding Haiku Honeys...

From Teresa Renton

From Rachel Deeming

From Tiffany Gordon

From Hannah Moore

From Oneg in the Arctic

From Ralph Emerson

From Kristen Balyeat

From Kendall Defoe

From Cathy Holmes

From Kayleigh Fraser

From Dana Stewart

From Addison M

From Mike Singleton - Mikeydred

From Babs Iverson

From Mother Combs

From Matthew Fromm

From Paul Stewart

From Lamar Wiggins

From Celia in Underland

Thank you to everyone of the talented creators who have played along with us.

Please come and cheer them all on and cast your votes over at The Vocal Social Society and/or leave some love on their haiku story.

Love to all, CJ xxx


About the Creator

Caroline Jane

Warm-blooded vertebrate, domesticated with a preference for the wild. Howls at the moon and forages on the dark side of it. Laughs like a hyena. Fuelled by good times and fairy dust. Writes obsessively with no holes barred.

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  • Dharrsheena Raja Segarran7 months ago

    Lol, sadly my brain didn't come up with anything before the deadline. But it's okay, I'll be cheering for everyone!

  • Lamar Wiggins7 months ago

    Loved this VSS challenge!!! Thank you for initiating this!

  • There appears to be a glitch in this. Apologies I shall cycle round and fix it. @Babsiverson and @mothercombs yours were there when I submitted I am sure! Sincere apologies. 🙈

  • Babs Iverson7 months ago

    Sweet!!! Fabulous and reminds me that it's time to eat!!!❤️❤️💕

  • Cathy holmes7 months ago

    Delicious assortment of yummy haikus.

  • Kendall Defoe 7 months ago

    Thanks for the inclusion. Mine seems rather dull now...

  • I’m sorry to any meat or dairy haiku creators.. I can’t read them 🙈 All that I did read are off the charts in quality! Cathy’s Raisin bread really stood out to me because it felt so emotional, but they really are all fantastic 🙏✨💫 soooo glad I’m not judging!!!

  • Thanks for sharing these Caroline, your work rate is phenomenal, and you have given me a lot of quality work to enjoy. Thank you once more

  • Alex H Mittelman 7 months ago

    Fantastic Haikus!

  • Celia in Underland7 months ago

    Really? Mine should not be there! 🙄 Thank you so much for organising it! I missed a couple so will read now! It was amazing to see what wonderfulness was created!

  • Paul Stewart7 months ago

    There are some I need to read, but the ones I've read are some of my favourite haikus in a long while! Loved this challenge so much, well done Caroline! The others I've not read, I'll get round to! I wish all participants well in the contest!

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