Well that was a pleasant surprise.
My normal morning trawl through the emails included one that tells me I’ve won the haiku competition on TGN. Cool.
The winning haiku was one of three I entered. My entry in total read:
Are you sufficiently zen to read this? Well, if you’re sitting comfortably on your tatami mat, with your green tea to hand in its raku bowl, and the blossom falling gently on the moss garden outside, then I’ll begin.
Colour going dry
Cannot re-blend luck and skill
Wet palette saves day
Paint, pigment, powder
Alchemist blend of magic
Lonely years of paint
Completed finery wins
The proud father smiles
It was the middle one that won. A fun little task.
Secret Weapon isn’t a company I’ve dealt with before, mainly because they seem to focus primarily on their resin bases range (something I’m not much interested in) and are in the US. However, among the scenery details I can easily source locally there are some intriguing bits of their own that I can’t easily get in Blighty.
Oddly, this is not the first or even the second time I’ve written game-related poetry. Somewhere I’ve got a bunch on sonnets about Trollslayers…