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Annual Haiku Contest

​​During National Poetry Month, The Academic Support Center hosts a haiku contest with a different theme every year. 

The Haiku Contest for 2020 has been cancelled due to the campus closure for the rest of the Spring semester. Sorry for any inconvenience.  


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​This year's theme is "Leap Into Spring."

Write a haiku for a chance to win a prize!

-Contest dates: March 23rd - April 2nd.

-Entries can be submitted in person (Room 603) or by email at

-Entries must be submitted by 12:00pm on Thursday, April 2nd.

-The winning haiku will be selected on Friday, April 3rd and will be posted on this page. 

2019 Winner

The 2019 haiku contest theme! Out of 27 entries, the winning haiku is:

darkness expanding

dust settles and life is born

as stars wish on us

By Kelly McCool

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​​2018 Winner

I'm pleased to announce we've had a record number of haikus submitted for our contest this year -- 38! The winning haiku on the theme of science is:


Life's composition

Catalyst for human growth --

all encompassing

by Jaimelynn Kohler

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​2017 Winner

The winning haiku on the theme of nature is: 

Appreciate life.

​​​​We take nature for granted.

Bask before it's gone.

by Michael D'Alessandro