FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
TINYWORDS.COM ANNOUNCES RESULTS OF NATIONAL POETRY MONTH CONTEST
From hundreds of entries, five lucky winners from around the world receive free haiku booksSAN MATEO, CA., May 14, 2001 --
Winners of the tinywords.com National Poetry Month contest:
Each of these lucky folks received a copy of OVER THE WAVE: THE SELECTED HAIKU OF RITSUO OKADA, a brand-new paperback with some 50+ haiku by Japanese poet Ritsuo Okada, with Japanese text, romaji, and translations by Tadashi Kondo and William J. Higginson.
Site visitors entered the contest by recommending tinywords.com web pages to their friends and colleagues, using links placed throughout the tinywords web site. The most popular haiku recommended by contest entrants:
Many thanks and much good will to William J. Higginson and From Here Press for their generous support of tinywords.com's first contest.
A few useless statistics about the contest:
contest dates: 4/1/2001 - 5/6/2001
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