Alphabetical haiku. Twenty six short poems following the classic 5-7-5 syllable count.
Haiku poems are unique 17 sylable poems that can illustrate the meaning of something or express feelings in just a few descriptive words. This type of poem is a great poem to start teaching children poetry. In the second grade students are learning...
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!
Noted primarily for his novels, Richard Wright also did some dabbling in poetry. He seemed especially drawn to haiku.
Nigel Levine Shining bright with Team GB, London 2012-Rio 2016
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.
Why you don't need to count syllables to write a true haiku poem and what are the elements of a real haiku.
National Poetry Month is in April, and I have lost my muse. Where is my inspiration for writing a poem? What to do when I feel so dry?
The captive power of haiku is unlike that of any other genre of verse. Three simple lines with an ability to truly seduce a reader's senses with the vision, sound, depth, mood or simplicity of life.
Many people around the world experience a "White Christmas" but not so in Australia where Christmas falls in mid-Summer. These Haiku are in celebration of Christmas spirit in Australia.