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11 William Blake
12 Sylvia Plath
13 Pablo Neruda
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15 William Butler Yeats
16 Rudyard Kipling
17 Tupac Shakur
18 Edward Estlin (E E) Cummings
19 Charles Bukowski
20 Muhammad Ali
21 Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
22 Sarojini Naidu
23 Sandra Cisneros
24 Alice Walker
25 Billy Collins
26 Christina Rossetti
27 Carol Ann Duffy
28 Edgar Allan Poe
29 John Donne
30 Ralph Waldo Emerson
31 Nikki Giovanni
32 Raymond Carver
33 John Keats
34 Ogden Nash
35 Lewis Carroll
36 Thomas Hardy
37 Mark Twain
38 Spike Milligan
39 Carl Sandburg
40 Anne Sexton
41 Percy Bysshe Shelley
42 Alexander Pushkin
43 Thunchaththu Ramanujan Ezhuthachan
44 Henry David Thoreau
45 Elizabeth Barrett Browning
46 Roger McGough
47 Sara Teasdale
48 Victor Hugo
49 George (Lord) Byron
50 Gary Soto

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Famous Short Haiku Poems

Famous Short Haiku Poems. Short Haiku Poetry by Famous Poets. A collection of the all-time best Haiku short poems

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Haiku | Short Famous Poems and Poets

 
by Matsuo Basho

In the twilight rain

In the twilight rain
these brilliant-hued hibiscus . . .
A lovely sunset


by Matsuo Basho

From time to time

From time to time
The clouds give rest
To the moon-beholders.


by Jack Kerouac

Haiku

 The taste
 of rain
—Why kneel?


by Jack Kerouac

Haiku

 Birds singing
 in the dark
—Rainy dawn.


by Jack Kerouac

Haiku

 The low yellow
 moon above the
Quiet lamplit house


by Matsuo Basho

An old silent pond..

An old silent pond...
A frog jumps into the pond,
splash! Silence again. 


by Masaoka Shiki

Toward those short trees

Toward those short trees
We saw a hawk descending
On a day in spring


by Natsume Soseki

Over the wintry

Over the wintry
forest, winds howl in rage
with no leaves to blow.


by Matsuo Basho

Four Haiku

 Spring:
A hill without a name
Veiled in morning mist.
The beginning of autumn: Sea and emerald paddy Both the same green.
The winds of autumn Blow: yet still green The chestnut husks.
A flash of lightning: Into the gloom Goes the heron's cry.


by Kobayashi Issa

That wren

 That wren--
looking here, looking there.
You lose something?


by Matsuo Basho

In the cicada's cry

In the cicada's cry
No sign can foretell
How soon it must die. 


by Adrian Green

Luna Lake Haiku

 New moon on the lake.
Your voice and the nightingale serenade springtime.
Full moon on the lake.
Your voice and the waterbirds celebrate summer.
Old moon on the lake.
Owls hunting autumnal food - your voice still singing.


by Paul Eluard

Five Haiku

 The wind 
Undecided 
Rolls a cigarette of air 

The mute girl talks: 
It is art's imperfection.
This impenetrable speech.
The motor car is truly launched: Four martyrs' heads Roll under the wheels.
Ah! a thousand flames, a fire, The light, a shadow! The sun is following me.
A feather gives to a hat A touch of lightness: The chimney smokes.


by Richard Brautigan

Haiku Ambulance

 A piece of green pepper
fell
off the wooden salad bowl:
so what?