Take the Haiku Trail
Nearly sixty haiku were submitted for the Matamata-Piako Libraries’ Haiku Hike, a trail of haiku ‘pavers’ around our library walls, judged by well known NZ poet Sue Emms.
The Junior Prize was won by 10-year-old Anica with this evocation of a tropical island:
Fruity breeze floats through
Palm trees sway above glistening water
Glimmering waves crash
The Adult Prize was awarded to R E Stone for a deceptively simple haiku: