With a very big THANK YOU to everyone who participated and to Judge Lady Friend, our winner is Sabine for taking down On the Banks of Plum Creek in a masterful haiku!!!
Plum-fed prairie girl
Gets leech revenge on Nellie.
Beautiful. Sabine, please email me at dammerungbook at gmail dot com to claim your prize of a copy of Runefool!
And Karen gets an honorable mention even if she did not follow instructions. Instead of encapsulating a book in a handful of syllables, she sent . . .
Cat launching herself
Onto my thigh from my neck
Bad sternum! Punish you!
. . . which I was reading as a dog launched itself onto the keyboard of my laptop. Karen already read Runefool, and I consider that she dismissed my instructions on purpose because Runefool is about a group of teenagers who dismiss instructions all the time. Subtly and cleverly done, Karen. I tip my hat to you.