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2020 Sound or Silence Haiku Contest: Read the Runners-Up Here!

Without further ado, here are the runners-up for the 2nd Annual 2020 Loud Coffee Press Haiku Contest. The theme of the contest was "sound or silence." Congratulations and thank you to all participants!


Silenced

Lisa Reynolds


can't tell anyone

about the voices inside

they control my tongue


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Remember: Walls Have Ears.

Jonathan Croose


The couple next door

a full orchestra of sex

he’s out on parole.


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Wind and Wave

Linda Marie Steele


Wind finds its voice through

the leaves. Wave speaks by crashing

into shore again.


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Literature

Abdulmugheeth Petersen


Ape stares in silence

At a thousand ink squiggles

On slices of tree


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midnight

Dorthy LaVern McCarthy


snowy owl calling

moonlight across silent lake

shards of frozen gold


Facebook: Dorthy LaVern McCarthy


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Honorable mention for making us smile:

Untitled

Anne Eulas


I'm betting cow farts

Create a soft, steamy breeze

Sweet grass-fed latte


Instagram: anne_Eulas



We look forward to sharing the stunning haiku of the contest winner, Kimberly Glanzman, in the next edition of Loud Coffee Press, coming 2021. Glanzman's work can be found at Twitter: @glanzman_k , Instagram: @speculativemermaid , and at http://kimberlyglanzman.com/ .

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