WSF Haiku Contest Winner!

Here’s a note from Washington State Ferries…

Siri Lindstrum – Photo by Ashley King

The cover of the Washington State Ferries’ Summer 2019 Sailing Schedule will feature a haiku written by Friday Harbor’s own Siri Lindstrum.

Out of nearly 200 entries in the #WSFHaiku Twitter contest, Siri’s poem received the most “likes” of the three finalists on the @wsferries page. Here’s the winning entry:

Warm pink rays of light
Reflects on shimmering sea
We watch the sun rise

Siri is a student at Friday Harbor High School, where last year’s winner Lisa Salisbury is a librarian. Lisa says she and the school’s English teachers promoted the haiku contest and used it as an educational opportunity. She added that Siri loves poetry and created a poetry website for a school project in January.

Thank you to everyone who submitted a haiku, as well as everyone who connected with us on Twitter for this contest. We also need to give a shout out to Washington State Poet Laureate Claudia Castro Luna for selecting our finalists.

And of course, congratulations Siri!

Posted on March 28, 2019 at 5:29 pm by

Categories: Arts, Ferries, People

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