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. Eye Of Fire

    • By Brandon
    • Published: October 2014
    Miss You Haiku

    Your eyes are fire.
    Their image burnt into my soul,
    Scarred by beauty.

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    • Stories 3
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    • Favorited 12
    • Votes 1144
    • Rating 3.98
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    My best friend Wendy wrote a poem about our mutual friend, Lyndon, who died on September 25th 3 years ago. So sadly 1 year later, Wendy, my dearest and best friend, committed suicide. I have...

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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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    • Stories 2
    • Shares 2042
    • Favorited 11
    • Votes 825
    • Rating 4.20
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    I LOVE this poem! It feels good because I can relate!

  4. 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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    • Favorited 4
    • Votes 462
    • Rating 4.46
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  6. Spring

    • By Taylor & Chloe
    • Published: April 2009

    Swaying leaves on the trees,
    warmer air, blooming flowers,
    springs finally here...

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    • Stories 3
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    • Favorited 1
    • Votes 442
    • Rating 3.32
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    Wouldn't the last line
    springs finally here
    actually be
    spring's finally here
    which could also be
    spring is finally here
    which would be 6 syllables
    and it should be only 5...

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  7. Life And Death

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

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    • Favorited 11
    • Votes 392
    • Rating 4.15
  8. Mime Rhyme

    • By Shirley Smothers
    • Published: February 2015

    A mime make a rhyme?
    Sure a mime can make a rhyme,
    But who would hear it?

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    • Stories 1
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    • Favorited 2
    • Votes 369
    • Rating 3.44
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    I suppose it would be poetry in motion ... I like the idea!

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  10. A Caress

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

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    • Favorited 5
    • Votes 326
    • Rating 4.31
  11. "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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    • Stories 2
    • Shares 2189
    • Favorited 4
    • Votes 310
    • Rating 4.12
    Featured Shared Story

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

  12. Spring

    Nature Haiku

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

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    • Favorited 5
    • Votes 305
    • Rating 3.98
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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.

  13. Horrendous Haiku

    • By E.Gutierrez
    • Published: June 2017

    Creating Haiku
    Is harder than it appears
    Will take a while.

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    • Stories 2
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    • Favorited 3
    • Votes 284
    • Rating 3.15
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    This is really funny! I added it to my homemade anthology that we're making at home, with credits to you of course! Well done!

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