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    Dec212010

    Geek poetry contest winners!

    The results are in!

    We sponsored a geek poetry contest with GeekMom.com  and here are the winning poems.

    Readers of Geek Mom were asked to submit a poem in any form of their choosing (haiku, rap, free verse, Klingon sonnet) on any geeky topic: Tolkien, Star Wars, Star Trek, gelatinous cubes, World of Warcraft war chants, hobbit drinking songs, odes to Harry Potter, ballads to honor Gary Gygax. 

     

    Sample winning haiku:



    Samwise and Frodo:

    You think they’re about to kiss,

    But they never do.

          --Natalie Jones

     

    Poems that somehow managed to work in the name "Ethan Gilsdorf" (which, according to legend, is either Elvish or Elvis) were hard to resist. Winners got autographed copies of Fantasy Freaks and Gaming Geeks: An Epic Quest for Reality Among Role Players, Online Gamers, and Other Dwellers of Imaginary Realms.

    Hope you enjoy! The rest of the bards' fabulous winning works can be read here. 

    You can also read the other non-winning but nonetheless worthy entries here

    Reader Comments (3)

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