Haiku Poems | Definition and Examples of Haiku Poetry

Haiku Poems. Below are new examples of haiku poems. There are links to short, long, best, and famous poems too. See a definition with format, rules, and structure of modern examples of haiku poems. This list of recently posted poems in the haiku form of poetry enables you to learn how to write a haiku.

Example and Definition of Haiku

Haiku is a type of poem that keeps its simplistic, image-filled form rooted deep in its original thirteenth-century Japanese roots. This pared down poem introduced the Japanese rega, a 100 stanza long oral poem. The Haiku is a breath long: it can be read in a breath, and it captures a single moment in time,...Read More

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Categories: adventure, travel
Journey
by Karla Matchin
The world awaits you
May your compass point true north
To journeys ahead...

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Categories: january, snow, winter
Premium Member- Haiku X 121 - Snow -
by Sunshine Smile


screaming in snow storm
so reckless without mercy
existence hard fight












- 17.01.2018
- Sun :) - A-L Andresen :)
- Copyright © All Rights Reserved 
- www.howmanysyllables.com - Haiku...

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Categories: 7th grade, humorous, imagery,
Premium MemberHaiku 137
by millard lowe
Greeting the morning,
the authority of snow
told schools to just chill....

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Categories: art, beauty, poetry
Cricket
by James McLain
Theres a cricket in 
My room with two back healthy 
Leg's and it sings.
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Categories: analogy, dedication, flower, moon,
The Sun, The Moon and Rainbows
by David Whalen O Haolin in ancient Celtic
Flowers listen to
The Sun and Moon…and know how
To hear the rainbows
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Categories: america, humanity
Is this us
by Karla Matchin
Tweets fall down like rain
Shattering the atmosphere
Leaving only hurt

The past is present
Resurrecting pain and hate
My heart is breaking

America first
Abandoning our neighbors 
orphaned and alone 

America...

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Categories: nature
HAIKU - THE WIND OF LIFE
by Mick Talbot



HAIKU
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the fresh wind of life
caresses all... old... the new
babies first gasps

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Categories: angst, blue, love hurts
SHE: a series of vignettes
by Alye Lee
She is hot and cold,
keenly engaged then a
distant horizon.

She is like cotton candy,
so sweet and pretty but in 
one bite evades me.

She doesn't respond
to my...

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Categories: nature, winter
HAIKU - WINTERS TRIBULATIONS
by Mick Talbot




HAIKU - WINTERS TRIBULATIONS

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bold... the jenny wren
brazenly makes itself heard
twelve grams of pleasure
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the starling mimics
its feathers dusted heaven
iridescent hues
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ornithologists
bird watchers, spotters, twitchers
bird carers all
~~~
o the...

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Categories: sunshine
Shards Of Shadows
by David Whalen O Haolin in ancient Celtic
Sunlight is blown by
Forces unknown and scatters
The shade in it’s wake
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Categories: clothes, color, funeral, mystery,
Snow white
by John Beam
covers barren land                      ...

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Categories: snow
Premium MemberJANUARY IN GEORGIA
by Kim Rodrigues
carpet’s swept with snow
deck chairs Winter-white ~
wagon’s ginger peaks

1/17/2018

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Categories: nature
The Cobra-
by Vasudevan Desikachari


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Categories: character, cheer up, inspiration,
Opportunities
by Benjamin Elliott
Opportunities:
Only useful if taken, 
lost if overlooked....

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Categories: anxiety, crazy, food, symbolism,
Premium MemberWinter Snow Frozen Rice
by James Edward Lee Sr.
It seldom rains in...
dry desserts covered in ice
and the ice is rice

1/16/18
by James Edward Lee Sr...

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Categories: nature
Weather forecast
by George Aul
White like a sand beach
covers the sloped waterfront...
Winter's deception!
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Categories: bird, body, freedom, spring
Premium MemberTits To The Wind
by Maureen McGreavy



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Categories: love, lust, metaphor, passion,
Premium MemberAppetizer
by Gregory R Barden

~ I am your craving ...


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Categories: appreciation, life, wisdom
Premium MemberNumbered
by Gregory R Barden

~ Inexorably,


   Our breaths tick off the minutes ...


   Cherish ... every ... one ~



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Categories: love, passion, romance, sensual,
Premium MemberShady Stuff
by Gregory R Barden

 ~ Oh ... how you touch me ...


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Categories: nature
HAIKU SERIES - NATURE MAKING RIGHT
by Mick Talbot




HAIKU SERIES
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now all have to seek
bleak winters... wild food wanting
wrong... what man has done

empathy applied
man instigated the need
mans greed kills wildlife

birdtables well stocked
not a supplement......

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Categories: death, life, time
Time of Death
by Sasha Spichke
When you die you live
Your grave is your oxygen
Control the clocks hands
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Categories: fate, life
Fight Club
by Sasha Spichke
No amount of soap
Can scrub you clean of life’s fate
So you must fight hard 
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Categories: wind, winter
WINTER HAIKU
by Mick Talbot
 

WINTER HAIKU

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the winter jet stream
meanders from west to east
windy nightmares

cold... puffed up robins
freezing winter takes its toll... 
feral cats well fed

feisty little mouse
winter home...

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Categories: dark, day, depression, future,
The End
by Ivory Jones
                At the 
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Categories: nature, seasons
Premium MemberSpring's Preview
by Catie Lindsey
Gold Finch sings
a vibrant approach to spring
morning sun warms




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Categories: heart, love, moon, night,
Lover's Exchange
by Angel Villanueva
On a moonlit night
she kindly took his lost soul,
then gave him her heart....

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Categories: anger, anxiety, autumn, how
Mechanisms
by Nathaniel Uy
The heart beats no more
Once was blooming, growing seed
Now machinery...

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Categories: history, paradise
Premium MemberAzure Vault, Part 3
by Wayne Kingston
‘41 pool deck morn,

Still breeze taunts resort palms ~

Mourning dots strafe peace......

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Categories: moon
A Haiku dedicated to Jan Allison and the amazing moorland bird, the Ptarmigan
by Mick Talbot
Inspired by and dedicated to Jan Allison and the amazing moorland bird, the Ptarmigan.

nights... no clouds... moonlit
shadows race over moorland
double silhouettes 

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deemed monsters... shadows
the ancients...

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Categories: analogy, appreciation, bereavement, blessing,
Premium MemberNOW I'M FREE
by James Edward Lee Sr.
NOW  I'M FREE


I died but Jesus 
He comes for me I did die
God sets spirit free

...now I'm free


by James Edward Lee Sr....

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Categories: grandparents, grave, grief, longing,
Times of Grieving
by Thaomi Pham
I kneel before her.
Met her when I turned age six.
May her poor soul rest.



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Categories: mystery, relationship, together, wisdom
Emptiness
by EJ Sizemore
What is emptiness?
Everything is connected:
No separateness.
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Categories: mystery, relationship, together, wisdom
Emptiness
by EJ Sizemore
What is emptiness?
Everything is connected:
No separateness.
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Categories: i love you, longing,
Wo ai ni
by John Beam
the heart of the sea                    ...

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