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: encouraging, inspiration, life, wisdom
Awakening
by EJ Sizemore
No longer seeking,
the awakening Will come:
Await patiently.


Life has its lessons--
Welcome to Awakening:
A bird learns to fly.
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Categories: spiritual
Santory Samurai
by marc Acrich
( This could be considered a short story)


Santory Samurai #33

There was once a man that wanted nothing more than to be a Santory Samurai,

He fought...

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Categories: dream
Premium MemberDreams
by Nayda Ivette Negron
DREAMS

Escaping from hands 
As petals in windy day
Dreams flow in distance










January 20, 2018...

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Categories: rain, rainbow, weather
Today's Weather
by EJ Sizemore
Flat-footed runner
Makes a slapping, splashing sound
Under the rainbow.
 UNSUPPORTED CODE...

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Categories: creation
Deep Canyon
by Alfred Berggren
Rugged canyon sides
Shadows and sun play its depths
So massive and deep
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Categories: addiction, slavery, technology
Techno Slaves
by Eugene Harvey
a world held captive
mental temporal waves yield
device to device

© Eugene Harvey
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Categories: longing
Premium MemberMurmurs
by Terry Reeves


the brook cries gently
not silent but quite serene
I so miss your voice



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Categories: nature, seasons, weather
A HAIKU SERIES - NATURE
by Mick Talbot



A  HAIKU SERIES - NATURE
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across land and sea
rays full of nurture.... wisdom
we must learn to read

man's ignorance
illiterate... natures book... left
we must learn to read

of...

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Categories: anxiety, encouraging, freedom, inspiration,
A Meditation Guide
by EJ Sizemore
Attend to the breath,
Let go of thoughts that distress,
Relax and de-stress.


What is troubling you?
Let go of thoughts that distress,
Relax and de-stress.


Release the craving,
Let go of...

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Categories: black love, color, confusion,
I Am Your Shadow
by PJ Gongora
I am your shadow
I don't leave you in the dark
You just cant see me....

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Categories: light, mirror, moon, sun
Night Light Haiku
by David Whalen O Haolin in ancient Celtic
Night illumined…
Second hand sunlight… mirror
Of silvered  moon

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Categories: appreciation, bird
Premium MemberOn Keeping Birds
by Maureen McGreavy





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Categories: poetry, poets
Lifeline
by Jeffrey Spencer



Lifeline

I read others poems
As I struggle, just to cope
-A lifeline of hope

© 2018 Jeffrey Spencer

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Categories: environment, nature
Saving The Environment Saving The Nature
by Muzahidul Reza
Plant trees, save wild lives
Save environment, nature
Well days will come soon.
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Categories: nature, rain
Rain In Nature
by Muzahidul Reza
Rain drops and wind blows
The soft leaves peep and stir head
See drenched birds around.
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Categories: nature
HAIKU - NATURAL ALARMS
by Mick Talbot



NATURAL ALARMS
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spring procreation
summer... autumn... helps
for some winter works

time tellers... birdsong
dawn... the skylark up so high
country life... birds thrill

time tellers... birdsong
nightingales... lullabies... sleep
owls hoot till dawn

rooks...

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Categories: death
Haiku - Inspired by Jan Allison
by Mick Talbot





DEATH SO FINAL
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death... so final
makes one feel inadequate
life moves on

war graves
they died for what... world war three...
Trump... be ashamed...


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Categories: heaven
The Joy Joy
by Keith O.J. Hunt
There is a meadow with grasses green;
  where sweet life is ever ever after, 
  (and everything is what it seems)...

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Categories: nature
LATERAL THINKING
by Mick Talbot



HAIKU - LATERAL THINKING
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watch this carrion crow
thought to be a human trait
lateral thinking

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Check the link, if you haven't seen it before you'll be amazed! 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p01r0md3...

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Categories: truth
Premium MemberWHAT IS TRUTH
by Kim Rodrigues
WHAT IS TRUTH

as you knot your braids
you ask the Lord: what is truth?
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Categories: first love, for her,
I Will Always Do
by PJ Gongora
I will always do
Choose you above all people
Because I Love You.
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Categories: depression, how i feel,
Winter Wind
by Rich Reitz
Freezing wind blows hard
At the climax of the storm
Ice forms in my soul...

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Categories: growth
Becoming A Man
by marc Acrich
Becoming A Man #18

If you have lived all of your life like a child 
Then perhaps it is time for you to become a man

And...

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Categories: beauty, christmas, nature
Nature and my Soul
by Karla Matchin
Twinkling little lights
In little brown bags so bright
Christmas in the night

Canyon deep and wide
Carved by the mighty river
Awe inspiring sight

Silver touches ice
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Categories: environment, storm, weather, wind
Stormy Day
by Dave Timperley
Howling wind,rain lashed porch,
            Garden in disarray,a wintry stormy day.
Stay inside, wait for tomorrow

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Categories: dark, loneliness, sad
The Moon
by Vanne Joe
In night’s loneliness
The moon whispered to me gently
Let’s play hide-and-seek

So I closed my eyes
Counted from one up to ten
The moon’s gone, I cried...

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Categories: nature
HAIKU - WONDERS OF NATURE AND 2 SENRYU
by Mick Talbot




HAIKU & TWO SENRYU
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white sky... low the clouds
winter... stuck in a drift again
spring... where are you...
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the bobbin dipper flies
below our secret rivers
spring... summer delight
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ring ouzel......

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Categories: color, environment, senses, sweet,
My Fish
by Ivory Jones
             An Aquarium
Colorful fish, rocks, and plants
  Relaxing, calm , and content!...

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Categories: lost love
Love
by Vasudevan Desikachari

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Categories: fantasy, fate
The Invincible
by Amber Moultry-Harrison
A stare told love is blind 
Hands like yours sweep my side 
Found my return to my bed
Brilliant perfect important 
Worthy insignificant Him
Nurture sky dreams...

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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 - January 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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