Haiku

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.

All Types of Haiku Poems

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Peace In The Summer Time
Ideal Day

Sea breeze blows ahead
The book flows and the sun glows
Perfect summer day

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Haiku Poem About Months Of The Year
Haiku Year

Analysis of Form and Technique

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

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Poem About North Indian Summer
  • By SUSHMA A.. SINGH
  • Published: June 21, 2016
Sweltering Climes

Parched throat, roasted skin,
Scorching sun rays, blazing winds
Soul sizzling within!

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  • By Andrew Mancinelli
  • Published: February 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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Love this poem; I can totally relate. For a while, I, too struggled to get over someone special in my life.

Haiku About A Cold And Refreshing Treat
  • By Toasty T. Fella Pellegrino
  • Published: July 22, 2016
Ice Cream

Haiku About A Cold And Refreshing Treat, Ice Cream
Cream, smooth as velvet
A taste, sweet as your first love
Cold and refreshing

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Haiku Love Poem
My Crush

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

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Nature Haiku
Spring

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

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I totally relate to this poem, as I went through a breakup that made me realize that life can move on, and always will regardless of any opposition.

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