Haiku

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.

32 All Types of Haiku Poems

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  1. 1. Haiku Year

    • By Paul Holmes
    • Published by Family Friend Poems May 2014 with permission of the Author.

    Analysis of Form and Technique

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

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    • Votes 214
    • Rating 4.16
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    Featured Shared Story

    I love this poem sooooo much! Can't stop reading it. I am in love with the absolute perfect descriptions of each month...great job Paul.

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  3. 2. Together

    • By Paul Holmes
    • Published by Family Friend Poems July 2019 with permission of the Author.

    You and me alone
    Madness of world locked away
    Peace and quiet reigns

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    • Votes 1999
    • Rating 4.46
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  5. 3. Loneliness (Haiku)

    • By Paul Holmes
    • Published by Family Friend Poems February 10, 2023 with permission of the Author.

    Aching heart and mind
    Needs touch of a caring soul
    Yearning company.

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    • Votes 56
    • Rating 4.43
  6. 4. Mellow May

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

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    • Rating 4.21
  7. 5. October's Gold

    • By Paul Holmes
    • Published by Family Friend Poems May 2019 with permission of the Author.

    Like crunchy cornflakes
    Gold leaves rustle underfoot
    Beauty in decay.

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    • Votes 605
    • Rating 4.21
    Featured Shared Story

    I like Haikus and I like this one very much. It goes to prove that just a few well-chosen words can say more effectively than pages full. I love the comparison of cornflakes to dead leaves...

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  8. 6. The Pink Summer Sphere

    • By Suh Joon Kim
    • Published by Family Friend Poems July 2016 with permission of the Author.

    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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    • Favorited 4
    • Votes 154
    • Rating 4.14
    Featured Shared Story

    This haiku just makes me want to close my eyes and picture in my head a beautiful flower garden, swaying in the cool breeze on a hot summer day. It also gives me the chills!
    Jayjay

  9. 7. A Caress

    • By Paul Holmes
    • Published by Family Friend Poems July 2019 with permission of the Author.

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

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    • Votes 965
    • Rating 4.37
  10. 8. By Candlelight

    • By Paul Holmes
    • Published by Family Friend Poems July 2019 with permission of the Author.

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

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    • Favorited 5
    • Votes 234
    • Rating 4.35
  11. 9. Peacefulness

    • By Paul Holmes
    • Published by Family Friend Poems July 2019 with permission of the Author.

    Calm as a river
    Tranquility in my heart
    Blue summer skies reign.

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    • Votes 586
    • Rating 4.27
  12. 10. The 2nd Season

    • By Billy R. Warner
    • Published by Family Friend Poems April 2020 with permission of the Author.

    Fresh spring morning time.
    That's the sound of solitude,
    the presence of peace.

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    • Favorited 2
    • Votes 122
    • Rating 4.25
  13. 11. One Day Of Summer

    • By David Fox
    • Published by Family Friend Poems July 2019 with permission of the Author.

    Beautiful sunrise
    On a warm summer morning.
    I wait for day's start.

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    • Votes 214
    • Rating 4.22
  14. 12. Love Haiku

    • By Alisha L Mead
    • Published by Family Friend Poems February 2006 with permission of the Author.

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

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    • Favorited 16
    • Votes 930
    • Rating 4.21
    Featured Shared Story

    I LOVE this poem! It feels good because I can relate!

  15. 13. Rain Haiku

    • By David Fox
    • Published by Family Friend Poems July 2019 with permission of the Author.

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

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    • Favorited 7
    • Votes 165
    • Rating 4.19
  16. 14. Autumn Love

    • By Savannah M. Jones
    • Published by Family Friend Poems September 2018 with permission of the Author.

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

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    • Rating 4.15
    Featured Shared Story

    This poem helps me to experience the love of autumn! It's a great visual!

  17. 15. "The Fire" In Haiku

    • By Andrew Mancinelli
    • Published by Family Friend Poems February 2013 with permission of the Author.

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

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    • Rating 4.15
    Featured Shared Story

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

  18. 16. Strawberry Moon

    Full strawberry moon,
    ushers in hot days of June,
    high tides fill the dune,

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    • Votes 43
    • Rating 4.14
  19. 17. Hello Autumn

    Warm fall afternoons,
    crisp cool eves with harvest moons,
    crickets singing tunes,

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    • Favorited 7
    • Votes 30
    • Rating 4.10
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    Featured Shared Story

    I'm so happy you enjoyed "Hello Autumn." It has always been my favorite season of the year. I had to think of a way to sum it up completely for a Haiku style poem and this is what I came up...

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  20. 18. A Morning (Haiku)

    Bees nudged the flowers
    Babies peeped out of the nest
    One fine crisp morning.

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    • Votes 152
    • Rating 4.09
  21. 19. Spring's Way

    Winter fights to stay.
    Sweet Spring always wins her way.
    Flowers bloomed today!

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    • Votes 139
    • Rating 4.08
  22. 20. Happy Spring Haiku

    • By Harold Corzine
    • Published by Family Friend Poems April 2018 with permission of the Author.

    Spring brings happiness
    Flowers, songbirds, and green grass.
    God's love on display.

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    • Shares 138
    • Favorited 0
    • Votes 55
    • Rating 4.07

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