Seventeen syllables for five hundred dollars is a pretty good deal right?
That's what my friends over at Knight Arts are offering right now to the Miami-Dade resident who can write the best haiku on the subject of the recent public arts funding budget hearings. Just go to their website and click on the Do You Haiku? tab. Then go to the online entry form and bang out your masterpiece using the traditional 5-7-5 format -- no paintbrush or pen necessary. You can enter as many times as you like until November 21...as long as you live in Miami.
First prize is $500; second is $250; and five honorable mentions will take home $100.
Full disclosure: my organization University of Wynwood is co-sponsoring.