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. "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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    • Votes 310
    • Rating 4.12
    Featured Shared Story

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

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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 4.20
    Featured Shared Story

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

  4. 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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    • Votes 102
    • Rating 4.03
    • Poem of the Week
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    I love this poem so much! Great description. I love your choice of words.

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  6. 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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    • Votes 177
    • Rating 4.20
  7. Life And Death

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

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    • Votes 392
    • Rating 4.15
  8. Spring

    Nature Haiku

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

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    • Votes 305
    • Rating 3.98
    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. Spring's Way

    Transformation Of The Seasons

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

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    • Votes 99
    • Rating 4.07
  11. 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 3.93
  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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    • Rating 3.96
  13. 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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    • Votes 196
    • Rating 4.07
    • Poem of the Day
    Featured Shared Story

    It makes me feel the chill in autumn, which I have experienced only in literature. .

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