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Poetic tsunami swamps Vulture Central

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The results of our 419 haiku competition have been postponed after hundreds of wannabe poet laureates jammed El Reg inboxes with 17-syllable masterpieces.

Accordingly, the results - which will announce who has won one of our magnificent Strategy Boutique t-shirts - will be announced later in the week.

Suffice it to say for now that the standard has been almost uniformly high: we say almost because, sadly, there have been a number of entries establishing a new benchmark of lyrical ineptitude.

Still, it's all a bit of fun, and you will soon be able to see just how talented - or otherewise - our readers really are. Watch this space. ®

Bootnote

Thanks very much to David Shepherd, who has just composed this haiku on the subject of this tragic delay in the competition results:

Results are delayed
"A Poetic Tsunami"
Vulture Central Swamp'd

Right - that's enough haikus.

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