Why you don't need to count syllables to write a true haiku poem and what are the elements of a real haiku.
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...
A collection of inspired haiku poetry and HOW to write them.
You can read many outstanding haiku ebooks on the web, and download many of them for free. Here are five you will enjoy.
I have undertaken a challenge for April, National Poetry Month, where I will write a Haiku poem each day. Will you join me?
A collection of inspired haiku poetry inspired by the 'blues'.
Traditional haiku is written with 5-7-5 syllables in 3 lines. This article describes my efforts at composing haiku, a definition of haiku, and examples by Basho, Richard Wright and me. Enjoy!
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.
Alphabetical haiku. Twenty six short poems following the classic 5-7-5 syllable count.