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The Winners of the Tom Petty Haiku Contest Are ...

Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers perform at Royal Albert Hall.

Last week, we asked our readers to submit their best Tom Petty haikus for a chance to win two tickets to see Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers live at the Beacon Theatre. We got hundreds of submissions, many that displayed some serious die-hard fandom, but there could only be two winners. 

But first, the runners-up:

Dance with Mary Jane -
She puts the "high" in Haiku.
[That joke was petty]. 

Heard "Breakdown," hooked forever
Still hooked in '13 

Rocks? Just a little.
Dances? Like a Welsh Witch do.
Back Down? In Your Dreams. 

Hey Tom, it's me Bob
Dylan, from the Wilburys rem-
-ember? Need tickets. 

Lewis Carroll vibe,
Checkerboards on walls and floors,
Sitar -- the '80s. 

We held a contest/ For some Tom Petty tickets/ And the winners are ...

B.F. Goodrich ad.  
Shattered hand. Record prices.
Arson. Won’t back down. 

Youtubed 'Free Fallin'
Autofill said 'John Mayer'
I had a ragestroke

Photo: Rune Hellestad/Corbis