President Lincoln’s Cottage

09/16/2020 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 09/16/2020 09:21

Lincoln Haiku Winners Announced!

We were overwhelmed with submissions to our haiku contest with Petworth News. With the help of a poetry expert, see, we managed to select a big winner. Thank you to everyone who submitted and to our esteemed judge, Larry Benn. Congrats to Alex Hughes and Jake Heller who will receive tickets to our new outdoor experiences.

The winner:

Honorable mentions:

The honorable judge:

Larry Benn is a financier and literary scholar based out of Brooklyn. He has an M. Phil in 17th Century Poetry from Oxford University and additional degrees from Harvard and Yale Law School. A marathon runner and body-builder, he is currently teaching himself Ancient Greek and translating classical poetry on the site https://featsofgreek.blogspot.com/.