defeatDD Poo Haiku contest winners announced has announced the winners of its Poo Haiku contest.

Here is one of three winning haikus:

Fact: Diarrhea
kills 1.3 million kids
each year. Holy sh*t.
By @Global_ErinH

Read the other two winning poo-ems here’s was not the first Poo Haiku contest. Houston Chronicle science reporter Eric Berger invited the readers of his SciGuy blog to submit their favourite “Pookus” in 2009. But the first contest was probably the one hosted on “Puru” Dave Praeger’s PoopReport back in 2001. is an advocacy and resource web site promoting simple solutions to control diarrhoeal disease. It is an initiative of PATH, a Seattle-based international non-profit organisation promoting appropriate health technologies.

Source:, 09 Nov 2011

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