Tag: poetry

2012 Hexapod Haiku Challenge Winners!

The winners have been announced in the 2012 Hexapod Haiku Challenge! You can see all of them on the NCSU Insect Museum Blog. I especially liked this one, probably because I am contemplating some big […]

Hexapod Haiku Contest!

It’s time once again for the NCSU Insect Museum’s Hexapod Haiku Contest! hexapod haiku – short poems that celebrate most Arthropoda The goal of this contest is to encourage people to think about the myriad […]

Winner of the Actual ESA Limerick Contest

We had a lot of fun making naughty limericks up at the Bug Blog, but I thought people might be interested in the actual winner of the REAL Entomological Society of America (Not-At-All-Ribald-Please-Keep-It-Clean) Limerick contest. The winning […]

Sounds of summer

I am dog-tired from the Entomological Meeting, so how about some pretty sounds from the “Dog Days” of summer?  I could use a mini-vacation right now. This little video introduces you to one of the […]

Winner–2011 Ribald Tales of Entomology

At last! It’s time to reveal our winner! This was a late entry, but it rocketed to the top of the list by popular acclaim. It’s so rude it even took ME back a bit. […]

Ribald Tales of Entomology Limerick Contest: Honorable Mention #1

At last! The first of our winners! This malacological limerick didn’t follow the “should be an arthropod” rule, but hey, this contest is all about being naughty and transgressive. So screw the rules! Honorable Mention: Best […]

Entomological Limerick Contest!

The Entomological Society of America has announced a Limerick Contest for the Annual Meeting! Prizes will be awarded for the top three most creative limericks, as judged by an anonymous panel of entomological punsters. The […]

Hexapod Haiku Winners Announced

If you haven’t already paid a visit to the NCSU Insect Museum Blog, now is the time! They have announced the winners of their yearly Haiku/poetry challenge in several blog posts over the last week. […]

4th Annual Hexapod Haiku Challenge!

Hurray! Once again, the North Carolina State University Insect Museum is sponsoring a Haiku Challenge!  Here’s the specs: The goal of this contest is to encourage people to think about the myriad ways in which […]