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Details | Haiku |


My favourite pastime:
crafting poetry in rhyme
but not so this time

Ordered by Debbie:
from your comfy box break free
haiku it will be

Debbie, what's with you
to rhythm and rhyme I'm true
I loathe haiku

I'll stay in my sphere
sans rhythm poetry's queer
Oops! I rhymed in here

Copyright © delysia hendricks | Year Posted 2011

Details | Fibonacci |

Raul, Haiku Painter

Flow with
To create paintings
On a canvas filled with white light,
Bursting with everlasting imagery of nature

Copyright © 2009   Lena “Lolita” Townsend

*inspired by Raul’s wonderful Haiku “Sunset” 
*for Brian’s Contest

Copyright © Lena Townsend | Year Posted 2009

Details | Haiku |

' Metaphysical Moment (The Haiku)

Metaphysical Moment (The Haiku)

           Understanding A
       Metaphysical Moment …
       … Nature’s Mysteries

                 This Haiku is for:
       The Haiku Master ‘Raul’ Moreno
Metaphysical Poet Extraordinaire’ (smile))


Copyright © MoonBee Canady | Year Posted 2009

Details | Haiku |

Haiku Minus One

a season come and gone
mistaken thoughts and writing...
goodbye my haiku
9th Place Winner P.D. Linda's "Any Poem This Week" contest

Copyright © Carol Sunshine Brown | Year Posted 2012

Details | Haiku |

Haiku 12

a breath of fresh air
words of a poet released
our poetry lives
"Carol Ann Brown 2011"
For: ^Rick Parise "Poetry On Poetry" contest Honorable Mention

Copyright © Carol Sunshine Brown | Year Posted 2011

Details | Haiku |

A True Haiku

A fine true haiku
Words set in five seven five
Poetry breathing

Copyright © James Burns | Year Posted 2010

Details | Haiku |

Halloween Haiku

Triple Haiku
5,7,5 -- 5,7,5 -- 5,7,5

Evil brews, no rules,
looming witches ride their brooms,
demon eyed ghouls drool.

Potions have been brewed,
voodoo dolls alter my mood.
Serial killers.

Vampires, Ware-wolves,
Kruger and Micheal Meyers,
stalking to retire..

***Note*** This is an edit of my original Random Thoughts *49* Haiku--Tanka--Haiku... 

Jared Pickett

Copyright © Jared Pickett | Year Posted 2010

Details | Haiku |

5/7/5 HAIKU with a KIGO

ICED, admonition …
                             Cut with colon dash elipsis,

                                                                          no rhymes are served up!

For Haiku contest

Copyright © John Trusty | Year Posted 2010

Details | Haiku |

Are haiku Guinea Pigs

From old pond frog
to  this Questionku--
are haiku Guinea Pigs?

Copyright © kash poet | Year Posted 2012

Details | Haiku |


                  pen delivers
              thought into word--
                     baby cries

Copyright © Mehnaz Veetil | Year Posted 2013

Details | Haiku |

Haiku 16

after hours
of wall-staring -
this drab haiku

Copyright © Timothy Hicks | Year Posted 2013

Details | Haiku |

Haiku - Heaven, Hell, or Purgatory, Your Choice

Sometimes I just like
to have fun with syllables
and call it haiku

Seventeen is big
number in my family
stuff happens that age

Epilepsy for
one, then there's eye surgery
two don't forget how

cutting is frowned on.
Some things you must avoid in
order to follow

rules.  So go figure
punctuation is option
no matter who nots.

Sometimes I just like
to say what I think and get
feedback from kindreds.

Copyright © Nancy Jones | Year Posted 2011

Details | Haiku |

This Place (Haiku)

(Paint me a picture with your words)

Clear rivers of life 
will flow through this handsome place 
Colored with true love 

© Adell Foster

Copyright © Adell Foster | Year Posted 2009

Details | Haiku |

Haiku, question mark

Why do so many
overlook the syllables
is that not haiku?

Copyright © LD King | Year Posted 2009

Details | Haiku |

haiku to an ode

Haiku and senryu
Can’t tell one from the other
How about an ode?

For Destroyer A Poet’s ‘Any haiku will do” contest
S.Jagathsimhan Nair,   16 sept 11

Copyright © S.Jagathsimhan Nair | Year Posted 2011

Details | Haiku |

Tyrant Haiku

The clock's time is off.
Like a capricious tyrant,
my cell is bothered.

Copyright © Vincent Caruso | Year Posted 2008

Details | Haiku |

My virgin haiku

Riding bike, thinking -
on the noisy, bumpy road
- my virgin haiku

Copyright © Saalik Siddikki | Year Posted 2011

Details | Haiku |

Haiku 3

Explaining it all
Don't accept it,expect it
What is your question?

Copyright © Anna J Carroll | Year Posted 2012

Details | Haiku |


Five syllables here
Then seven syllables here
And again five here

(I’ve never done a haiku and don’t have any ideas for one)

Copyright © Shay Funk | Year Posted 2010

Details | Haiku |

haiku contest

A haiku death match
it's my first but I'm ready
thoughts are my weapon

Copyright © Richard Bates | Year Posted 2011

Details | Haiku |


                                                   The Haiku

                                                    fox tricky
                                         blue spring sky simple

                                             spring stream clear
                                             thistle socks prickly
                                                birdsong pure

Victoria Anderson-Throop

Copyright © Victoria Anderson-Throop | Year Posted 2013

Details | Haiku |


Five, seven, then five
Syllables embrace three lines.
Nature glorified.

Copyright © Lola Dreamz | Year Posted 2012

Details | Quatrain |

Ode to the Haiku

Oh haiku – how I do love you!
With your sweet simplicity and gentle refrain 
You fetter me to petite joys
Allowing me to…oh dear - I wrote a quatrain!

Copyright © Talena alienmermaid | Year Posted 2012

Details | Haiku |

The Break of Dawn (Haiku)

Dawn opens the morn’
Sunrays reach across the skies 
To dance on the sea

Copyright © Adell Foster | Year Posted 2008

Details | Senryu |

song of haiku

song of haiku
captured in the moment
sung forever

May cgh

Copyright © Charles Henderson | Year Posted 2011

Details | Haiku |

Butterfly Words Haiku Medley

The word butterflies
Flitting past the paper net 
Illusive to me

I open my heart
Showing them my thought flowers
Enticing them in

I catch every one
Feed them from my soul’s nectar
They fly now to you.

Open your heart wide
Give home to my butterflies
My love’s on their wings

Eileen Manassian Ghali

Copyright © Eileen Manassian | Year Posted 2013

Details | Verse |

Haiku Defence - JS

Will you flay me alive
To hold conventions that strangle belief?
Shall credibility dive
For cutting love free from chains of grief?
In your form I search for me
Not the hackneyed desolate rules that steer
Cowards to shores of misery
I hold my love and my heart must ever cheer

You are sick, but will not die
The faith of flesh is tougher than the raw bite
Of death, I will not say goodbye
Nor surrender hope like lightning in the night
So let us talk love still
Let us make our world without old memories
Sweeter words can yet spill
Broader boundaries for better histories

Copyright © David Smalling | Year Posted 2011

Details | Haiku |

Broken (Haiku)

The battered rose lay, 
sorely strewn upon the earth, 
as lifeless beauty

Copyright © Adell Foster | Year Posted 2008

Details | Haiku |

Easy You Haiku

Easy you haiku,
five, seven, five, makes your length.
But words, must give thought.

("Haiku's are easy
But sometimes they don't make sense

Lol saw this on a site that sells shirts and it made me laugh! I think i want to buy it :P)

Copyright © Jessica Arteaga | Year Posted 2009

Details | Verse |

Haiku moments

  no breeze
            military tall
            slows to a halt 
                     hold on 
a wall

Copyright © Brian Strand | Year Posted 2012