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.

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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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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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  • 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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Latest Shared Story

Love this poem; I can totally relate. For a while, I, too struggled to get over someone special in my life.

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Haiku Poem About Months Of The Year
Haiku Year

Recommended for Students

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

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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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Ribs
  • By Nate Kruman
  • Published: July 23, 2016
Finger-Drippin' Good

Grilled succulent ribs Haiku
Grilled succulent ribs;
Sauce-stained hands rip them apart;
Savoring...heaven!

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Pasta Salad Haiku
  • By Lou Ellis
  • Published: July 24, 2016
Soft Summer Snack

Pasta Salad Haiku, Soft Summer Snack
Cold pasta salad
Don't forget the feta cheese
And the Greek dressing

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