Haiku Poems

This ancient form of poem writing is renowned for its small size as well as the precise punctuation and syllables needed on its three lines. It is of ancient Japanese origin. It contains 17 syllables in 3 lines of five, seven, five. Haiku poems are typically about nature and usually about a specific season. Writing a haiku requires intense effort but the poem is well worth it. It is easy to feel a sense of perfection when viewing a perfectly formed Haiku.

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  • By Kay
  • Published: November 5, 2014
Holocaust

Frightened eyes aghast
whispered prayers for all the dead
tears no longer shed...

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  • By Andrew Mancinelli
  • Published: February 7, 2013
"The Fire" In Haiku

I was in that fire,
The room was dark and somber.
I sleep peacefully.
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  • By Alisha L Mead
  • Published: February 2006
Love Haiku

I am over you.
Then my eyes meet yours once more,
and I fall in love...

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  • By Jamilla Dempsey
  • Published: November 5, 2014
A Fish

A swish of tail fins
Silver scales shining brightly
Down into the dar...

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Nature Haiku
Spring

Water runs down stream.
Fish swimming with the current.
Life moving along...

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Haiku Love Poem
My Crush

He smiles at me
After school I laugh like crazy
For this boy is my crus...

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Haiku Poem About Months Of The Year
  • By Paul Holmes
  • Published: May 15, 2014
Haiku Year

Recommended for Students

JANUARY
Delightful display
Snowdrops bow their pure white heads
To the sun's glory....

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Haiku On Rain
  • By Annie Castelino
  • Published: November 5, 2014
The Rain

The pitter patter
Sound of the heavenly rain
Raises novel hop...

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