Haiku competition - the winners!
If you need a little more poetry in your life, just take a look at these winning entries from our Haiku competition to lift your spirits. With over 200 wonderful poems to judge, we were spoilt for choice. Congratulations to everyone who entered as well as those who made the shortlist below...
Hayley's haiku of mystery and wonder in a shed made her entry a favourite with all the judges. She wins the fire pit with our very best wishes.
Second prize winners
Our second prize (and there are two winners here) is a set of solar lights to illuminate a winning garden. This yearning haiku from Wales touched our hearts:
...and Jan's helpfulness led her to frustration - but it did inspire her prizewinning entry:
There were so many entries that made us smile that we decided to introduce the Waltons 'shed load of tea' mug as a third prize for another three of our entrants. Here are the third prize winners:
Becky's clearly doing her garden planning at the moment, as her haiku tells us:
Janice takes the countryside as her inspiration:
And Chris is clearly loving shed time, which is something all of us here can relate to:
Thanks to everyone that entered, you've given us some fantastic entertainment. Keep your eyes peeled here and Facebook page for more competitions next year.
Lead image: Campeche Steel Fire Pit with Grill - XL from Waltons