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 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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  • 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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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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Nature Haiku
Spring

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

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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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Love Haiku
  • By Channyr-Paigh Tummings
  • Published: November 5, 2014
Love Is Feeling

Love is a feeling
That you can not let go of
For it is stick...

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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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