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. 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 4.16
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  3. 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 4.14
    Latest Shared Story

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

  4. 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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    • Rating 4.13
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  6. "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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    • Rating 4.08
  7. Life And Death

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

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    • Rating 3.98
  8. Haiku Year

    Haiku Poem About Months Of The Year

    Analysis of Form and Technique

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

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  10. Spring

    Nature Haiku

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

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    • Rating 3.94
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    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.

  11. Ice Cream

    • By Toasty T. Fella Pellegrino
    • Published: July 2016
    Haiku About A Cold And Refreshing Treat

    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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    • Votes 67
    • Rating 3.91
  12. My Crush

    Haiku Love Poem

    He smiles at me
    After school I laugh like crazy
    For this boy is my crush

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    • Rating 3.86
  13. Watching The Sunset

    • By Jhanel_Pooh
    • Published: November 2014

    Watching the sunset
    my thoughts go to a calm place
    I feel secure no...

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    • Votes 41
    • Rating 3.85

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