Ligo Haibun Challenge

Hi Friends,

The Ligo Haibun Challenge is back. Our last challenge was held on the 29th of April. We sincerely apologize for the delay in getting back to you.

We have two choices for you this week. You may choose either one of those mentioned below.



Strike while the iron is hot – Chaucer

Here are the rules:

  • The haiku/collection of haiku related to the text to close. The haiku should be as authentic as possible, with therefore no syllable count, no capitals or full stop, all ideally making 220 word max.
  • Wear the Ligo badge to the right with pride on your blog! And pin the Circle of Appreciation to your blog if you haibun is selected as an honourable mention!
  • Prizes are given on special occasions

After you are done, do add your haibun to the link collection below.

The special mentions for the Ligo Haibun challenge held on 29th April are:

Sarah Ann Hall: A writer’s struggle and anticipation brought out so well in a few words. All of us can empathize with this haibun.

Peripatetic Eric: The writer brings each scene alive as you travel with the character. The haiku are brilliant.

KZ: Obstinacy is a gift, especially if you are all geared to achieve the impossible. An inspiring haibun that will lift your spirits.

Aesop Clerk: Aesop Clerk presents his knowledge and unique thoughts on foolery. The narrative concludes with an interesting haiku.


32 thoughts on “Ligo Haibun Challenge

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  4. Thank you for the kind words. Congratulations to those mentioned and everyone who participated.

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  9. Thank you very much for the special mention. I can’t quite believe I’m up there with kz, Aesop and Eric!

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    • Hi Sunshine, Glad you are in. Yes, there was no Ligo haibun for one week. You can still take part if you’d like to in this one. Would you like to take part today?

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