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Event 3: Somonka (Tanka Pairs) RESULTS

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Wed Aug 04, 2021 9:30 am
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Liminality says...

Hello everyone!

First of all, thank you so much for submitting to this event and experimenting with something that is completely new to a lot of us! I hope trying out the somonka form was fun. A round of applause for everyone who submitted in this event!

@InuYosha @Elinor @Plume @ForeverYoung299 @rida @Valkyria @Que @chikara @FireEyes @LizzyTyler @whatchamacallit @Rodionandaxe @alliyah @MomoMajesty @kattee @looseleaf @niteowl

Before I announce the winners, I'll take a page from @SpiritedWolfe's book and mention some somonka floating around the site that you should also read if you have the time~

@AlmostImmortal's Olympic Somonka: The Mirror
@Rodionandaxe's poem

And now for our winners~ Click on the ^ sign to read their somonka. Do also check out the whole event thread for this one, where you'll find 17 terrific somonka!

Congrats everyone and thanks again for submitting!

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Wed Aug 04, 2021 10:31 am
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Rodionandaxe says...

Congrats y'all :) and thanks for the event Lim. It was my first time writing a tanka ( or a samonka) but i had fun.
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Wed Aug 04, 2021 10:54 am
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Seirre says...

Aah so exciting! Congrats @alliyah and @kattee! You both wrote fabulous somonkas :D
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Wed Aug 04, 2021 12:50 pm
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Wed Aug 04, 2021 2:50 pm
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kattee says...

OH wow yay!! Congratulations to everyone who participated as well! You did a fantastic job <3 <3 I loved reading your works!
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