Traditional Haiku are three line poems of 17 syllables that reflect the state of nature. This article looks at how to compose haiku and gives an insight into the history.
I had the opportunity to rescue a stunned Black-capped Chickadee from the garage. Before releasing the bird I took photos for online articles, and now a haiku. A poem that is short and sweet!
What is truly hidden behind a smile? A poem and article on the pain sometimes hidden behind a lovely smile when no one is even aware that someone may be hurting, despite the smile on one's face.
You can read many outstanding haiku ebooks on the web, and download many of them for free. Here are five you will enjoy.
Why you don't need to count syllables to write a true haiku poem and what are the elements of a real haiku.
at the ancient pond a frog plunges into the sound of water
Several aspects of the lives of the Japanese Samurai Warriors are explained in this article, including why such powerful fighting men wrote in the gentle art of Haiku and most Samurai were masters.
Read ocean haiku waves poems here. Short little poems presented in English style of 5-7-5 haikus. Five haiku poems about the ocean are presented for your pleasure. Vote in the poll for your favorite.
Alphabetical haiku. Twenty six short poems following the classic 5-7-5 syllable count.