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Creative Writing Contest

Creative Writing Contest

Haiku theme
- reading - contemplation - inquiry - libraries -

Student Winners

1st Prize: Alina Seredian

Books are flypaper
They catch and give reprieve

From life's restless buzz.


2nd Prize: Drexel Kleber

The art of thinking
So deeply embedded
And yet so seldom used


3rd Prize: XingLing YU

What the heck is that
That is a big cockroach, man
It's coming this way

Employee Winners

Julia Ismael

between the covers
pages bloom like hydrangeas
why get out of bed?


Anders McConachie

The Library is
A vital resource to all
Keep your brain alive


Masaru Yuasa

In a Foreign Land
Mind Aware yet Uninformed
Neither Right nor Left

Ikoku no Chi
Migi mo Hidari mo

Student Honorable Mentions

Anh Thi Tuyet Vo

Forgiveness is great
Not only whom you forgive
Also for your soul


Katie Nguyen - GOING ABROAD.

I was so nervous.
When facing these days alone.
Studying at Seattle.


Petra Zanki

I must be a bird -
stomping over puddling skies
every time it rains.