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Nutshell Narratives – create a backstory for a selected haiku

Contest ending today.


Entry Fees



Four winners will be selected - each will have their story published on our website. Each winner will also get a free, lifetime subscription to
From these four winners, one First Prize winner will be selected and awarded $50.00.


The contest provides four haiku to choose from. Each haiku tells a story and has a flower as a focus. You are invited to select one haiku and create a backstory or descriptive commentary that fits the haiku, in 350 words or less. is a new website that celebrates gardens and flowers through poetry, haiku, photography, and art. We will be adding a short story section later in the year.

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