Archival Haiku 2011

SAA members exhibited their poetic skills by putting their thoughts into haiku—a Japanese poetry form using five syllables, seven syllables, five syllables. More than 125 haiku written by archivists about the profession are captured in a clever collection.


Check out their poetic talents by downloading the Haiku Poster.


Congratulations to the WINNERS...

Seven cubic feet
Enticing, what mysteries!
Wooden cart awaits...
by Kate Mollan

Marg’ret, don’t be cross:
archives now proliferate
ike lakeside bunnies
by Ann Heinrichs

Hey, handsome stranger
Saw your pic in the archives
Too bad you’re dead now
by Rebecca Goldman

Honorable Mentions and Others

This is SAA's second haiku contest. Click here to read 2010 entries.