Pie Social 2013: Pie-Ku Contest Winners

Phoenix, you're sheer poetry.

We asked you to write a pie-ku or two (haiku on our favorite topic, PIE) and you did it in droves. We got so many excellent entries, we couldn't pick just one winner.

The grand prize winner of our pie-ku contest will join the judging panel for Saturday's Chow Bella/Roosevelt Pie Social -- and the runners-up will each get a set of tasting tickets.

Check out the pie-ku:

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In no particular order, here are the three runners-up, each of whom will receive a set of pie tasting tickets (they'll be at the registration desk Saturday with your names on them).

Good crust is flaky I like a graham cracker crust Get out of my house -- Andrew Sexton

The cooling of the earth. Fuck. The summer here is hot. Eat pie in rejoice. -- Darlene Hayden

Failed math test when he defined pi as "key lime, meat, cherry or apple" -- Ashley Naftule And -- drumroll, please -- here is the winner of the 2013 Pie Social Pie-Ku contest, along with a spot on Saturday's judging panel:

Meals build neighborhoods. And that's just the way of it. Keep your fork, there's pie. -- Michael Tucker

Chow Bella and Roosevelt Row present the fourth annual Pie Social from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, November 16, at the "What Should Go Here" Pop Up Park at Second and Roosevelt streets.

In addition to the celebrity baker lineup, anyone out there can bring two pies in exchange for five tasting tickets. (Or pay $10 for five tickets.)

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