Thanks to everyone who submitted their Haikus. We had a bunch of fun reading them and it was really hard to pick only just five finalists. Congratulations to Kelly M., Jody B., Paula, Kris H. and Tania C.! The grand prize winner will be announced on the 24th. Let the voting begin!

Holiday Haiku Finalists

  • By Kelly M.:
    fragrant mistletoe
    evergreen sprig of delight
    below couples kiss
    (43%, 144 Votes)
  • By Kris H:
    Log breathes tongue of flame
    Ancient secrets trapped in wood
    Cast their magic spell
    (21%, 72 Votes)
  • By Tania C.:
    In the biting wind
    The warmth of a beating heart
    Cries out for cocoa
    (17%, 58 Votes)
  • By Paula:
    icy cold wetsuit
    snowflakes crashing in the waves
    winter solstice surf
    (12%, 39 Votes)
  • By Jody B.:
    icy sleet bones chilled
    cozy cheeks warm with fire
    home after my walk
    (7%, 23 Votes)

Total Voters: 336

holiday-haiku-bagSubmit your original Holiday Haiku for a chance to win a sweet Haiku Messenger Bag embroidered with your poem! Click here to refresh your memory on what a haiku is. We’ll pick our favorite 5 haikus and then the Timeout community will choose the grand prize winner. The fave 5 will all receive a 1 year Team T9 membership. The gift that keeps on giving.

Enter to win by 6PM PST December 16th, voting will begin December 18th. The Grand Prize winner will be announced on December 24th.

The submission period has ended. Thanks to everyone who participated. The finalists will be posted soon. Stay tuned!