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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  1. "The Fire" In Haiku

    • By Andrew Mancinelli
    • Published: February 2013

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

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  3. Mellow May

    Haiku Poem For The Month Of May

    Mellow, mild, May day,
    calling children out to play.
    Summer's on her way!

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    • Rating 4.15
  4. 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 4.13
    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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  6. Autumn Haiku

    • By Lucie
    • Published: September 2016
    A Fall Morning

    A misty morning -
    Pumpkins in the air, while boots
    Crunch on autumn leaves.

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    • Rating 4.06
  7. Life And Death

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

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    • Rating 4.03
  8. Spring

    Nature Haiku

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

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    Featured Shared Story

    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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  10. The Pink Summer Sphere

    The Sweet Sensation Of Peaches Haiku

    The Sweet Sensation Of Peaches Haiku, The Pink Summer Sphere
    The chill, worming in
    Shock, pleasure, bursting within
    Summer tongue awakes

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    • Rating 4.00
  11. Sweltering Climes

    • By SUSHMA A. SINGH
    • Published: June 2016
    Poem About North Indian Summer

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

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    • Rating 3.96
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  12. Ideal Day

    Peace In The Summer Time

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

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  13. A Fish

    • By Jamilla Dempsey
    • Published: November 2014

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

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    • Rating 3.91

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