Oh boy, did we get some wonderful entries to the Dial D for Drought: A Call for Water Awareness water-themed haiku contest! All told, we got more than 60 submissions, each evocative in its own way -- which made it difficult to pick just one winner. Very. Very. Difficult.
But I'm a buck who likes a challenge. So when Edith and Jolly couldn't make up their minds, I took matters into my own hooves and made an executive decision.
The two honorable mentions are...
"Pavement of the LA River," by Seth Falcon
Conduit of life,
A sprawling Arcadia,
Choked to death by stone.
"Beauty of the Los Angeles River," by Ismael Jimenez
Observe the beauty
Green heron soaring above
And the winner is...