The winners of the Homecoming haiku contest

We learned two things about Vox readers this weekend: They have a knack for Japanese poetry, and they really, really like free stuff. Although it was hard to choose, here are our five favorite Homecoming-themed haikus.

BS” impressed us with his vocabulary:

Football team? lolskies.
Wake me when it’s basketball
I’ll don blue and grey

Meredith” appealed to our empathetic side:

Homecoming, not I
The library calls my name
Think twice re: law school

The poets snagged themselves tickets to see an advance screening of Freakonomics, a film co-directed by Georgetown alum Heidi Ewing (SFS ’00), tonight at the E Street Cinema at 7 p.m. See the rest of the winners after the jump.

Dave” added a wrinkle to town-gown relations:

For a change of pace
The alumni, not students
Disturb the neighbors

Anonymous” made an apt comparison:

Too many untags.
A lot like Georgetown Day, just
less grass; more asphalt.

And finally, “Eileen” has a good reason to dislike the ’80s:

The ’80s band plays
Wish my name were not Eileen
I need to drink more.

3 Comments on “The winners of the Homecoming haiku contest

  1. Do these winners even want the tickets? Please give them to me!!

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