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 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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  1. A Caress

    Strokes of affection
    Light and tenderly expressed
    Keep love’s bonds so strong.

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    • Rating 4.31
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  3. The Beach

    • By Katelyn
    • Published: July 8, 2019
    Haiku About Being At The Beach

    The beach is calming
    I love the beach and the sand
    And being sun-kissed

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  4. Autumn Love

    • By Savannah M. Jones
    • Published: September 21, 2018

    Coolness fills the air
    Scarves and sweaters everywhere
    Fall weather is here

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    • Rating 4.23
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  6. Rain Haiku

    Rain hits my window
    Angels tap-dancing softly
    A heavenly sound

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    • Rating 4.21
  7. October's Gold

    Like crunchy cornflakes
    Gold leaves rustle underfoot
    Beauty in decay.

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  8. Love Haiku

    • By Alisha L Mead
    • Published: February 2006

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

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    • Rating 4.20
    Featured 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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  10. Life And Death

    for all life on earth
    death is inevitable
    so make life last lon...

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    • Rating 4.18
  11. By Candlelight

    Yellow flame flickers
    Shadows dance upon the wall
    Love grows ever strong.

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    • Rating 4.17
  12. Sunset Haiku

    Glorious sunset
    Decorating the night sky...
    Awaiting the moon

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    • Rating 4.14
  13. "The Fire" In Haiku

    • By Andrew Mancinelli
    • Published: February 2013

    I was in fire,
    The room was dark and somber.
    I sleep peacefully.

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    • Rating 4.14
    Featured Shared Story

    It is a good poem. I like it a lot. It is also narrated well.

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