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. Together

    Haiku About Spending Time With The One You Love

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

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  3. By Candlelight

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

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  4. Peacefulness

    Summer

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

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  6. A Caress

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

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

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  10. October's Gold

    Like crunchy cornflakes
    Gold leaves rustle underfoot
    Beauty in decay.

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  11. Life And Death

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

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  12. Rain Haiku

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

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    • Rating 4.13
  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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    It is a good poem. I like it a lot. It is also narrated well.

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