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Best Haiku Poems

Below are the all-time best Haiku poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of haiku poems written by PoetrySoup members


Premium Member - Haiku X 62 - Deep Wounded -


    Deep wounds that leave scars
    One moment much more must flow
    Shadows from the soul

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Categories: cry, hurt,
Form: Haiku



Premium Member BLACKBIRD HAIKU
beautiful blackbird
chirruping the sweetest songs
morning has broken




Poem inspired by this wonderful Beatles song sung in Scottish Gaelic by Julie Fowlis

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0MzetQfKwbE

05~20~17
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Categories: beauty, bird, morning, nature,
Form: Haiku
Haiku
afterglow
dark ripples still warm
from sunrise...

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Categories: nature,
Form: Haiku
Fire-Water Dance - Haiku


saffron sun flames sky
melted gold joins blue riffles -
sunset swims to shore




Susan Ashley
August 20, 2017



~ Second Place ~
Contest: May Premier 7, Any 1, 2, or...

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Categories: beach, nature, sunset,
Form: Haiku
PLAGIARIZING
"Mine all Mine!"

A thief I long to be
Your eyes original like the moon and sea

A lover in the world............
An Anthology, you walk and talk like...

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Categories: haiku, addiction, beauty, cute love, devotion, inspiration,
Form: Free verse



Of Ink
   Partial Paper
 -A poet in heat-

Ink carries its own tale,
When moonshine intoxicates your pen
Bottles of ink fill your mind
Composing symphonies on every...

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Categories: haiku, beauty, feelings, inspirational, life, poetry, power,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member THE MALE MENOPAUSE - please feel free to join in the collaboration
Ted’s libido has now gone astray
He refused a quick roll in the hay
So what could be the cause -   
It’s the male menopause...

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Categories: haiku, age, body, humorous, men,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member HEAVENLY HERALD
dainty daffodil
your golden trumpet fanfares
the dawning of spring

09-18-14


Published in Haiku Journal #33 by Prolific Press
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Categories: nature, spring,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member MORNING OR MOURNING
Such precious gemstones
Morning dew shines like diamonds
God’s tears from heaven

Written on 18th February 2 days before my father died


Posted 22nd February 2015
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Categories: beauty, loss,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member WINTER
thick blanket of snow
snuggling the flowerbeds 
with a winter wrap

Jan Allison



6th October 2014
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Categories: snow, winter,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member My Tree's Seasons
spring wakens my tree -
a bejeweled perfumed bride. . . .
love birds make their nest

summer’s yellowed lawn
beneath my tree’s sombrero. . . . 
grass breathes...

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Categories: tree,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member AFRICAN ANTHOLOGY
walking gracefully  ~
with a pendulum movement
a herd of giraffes   ~

the mass migration
crocodiles at the river
food for the taking

gazelles are running  ~
a...

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Categories: africa, animal, nature, water,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Write My Life
When I first surrendered all to You
it wasn’t clear to me,
that You became the author;
my life, Your poetry.
The pages of my life were dark.
You made...

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Categories: haiku, analogy, god, perspective, poetry, repetition, write,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Oh to be The King


Regally they strut
Lions have no ought to roar
Status apparent

Establish importance with quiet visibility without vocality

(Not for any contest)

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Categories: courage, inspirational, motivation, power,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member that Monet moment

pink marshmallow clouds
tinted by the setting sun
artist mixes oils

11/13/19...

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Categories: sunset,
Form: Haiku
Pirate Bay
```Pirate Bay the Haiku``` 

pirates fierce and mean 
drowning fish, sea to sea 
parrots on their butt 


```Polly Wants A Cracker``` 

bloodthirst & brutal 
Quartermaster...

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Categories: adventure, anti bullying, boat, humor, slavery,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member SNOW - ANGEL
tiny snow angel
snowflakes kiss your rosy cheeks
white winter beauty

Any poem you ever wrote not for a contest
Sponsored by Broken Wings
14th November 2014
Published in Haiku Journal...

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Categories: winter,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Spring
Nature's wake from sleep
Life flirts with beauty
a time for flowers to flaunt
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Categories: nature, new year, seasons, spring, weather,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member as I drift
writing as I drift

   on the ocean's endless blue. . . 

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Categories: sea,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Beneath October's Sky
red flames of desire
as I hold my lover close. . . 
the sky has caught fire...

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Categories: romantic, sky,
Form: Haiku
You The Poetess Fills My Nights

i am here to let your words make love to me
i am here to bury my face deep in your poetry

to let your haiku 
molest my naked body
shake me...

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Categories: haiku, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member DAWN
diamond dewdrops
glisten on gossamer threads
morning has broken

23rd May 2016
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Categories: day, morning, sun,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member New Beginings

     a young wing flutters
     warmer nights laved in moon beams
     spring's new...

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Categories: spring,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member WINTERWEAR
cold-cling of Winter
wrapped in sweaters, wound in scarves —
fashion for snowmen

11/15/2018
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Categories: winter,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member OCEANIC SCENE




                  ripples of  blue ebb

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Categories: ocean, summer,
Form: Haiku