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Haiku Poems | Haiku Examples

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Haiku poems are a short form of Japanese poetry consisting of nature-related and vibrant imagery. It is typically written with three lines and 17 syllables (5-7-5 syllable count) in English. However, in Japan they do not use syllable counts, rather sounds. So, haikus do not need to adhere to this traditional English structure. A complete definition of haiku poems.

Premium Member - Haiku X 231 - bewitching autumn -
Categories: autumn, beauty, nature,
Form: Haiku



Haiku Set of Three - Vol 2
In 5/7/5 WINTER SUMMITS snow-viewing carpet mountain hills in deep winter intimidating A ROSE a loving symbol not enough for the mistress might get one later THE RAIN I can’t cross the road rainwater flooding the streets being late for work...Read More
Categories: nature,
Form: Haiku
THE MOON
Chrome silver sphere hangs above chaos of the world silent purity...Read More
Categories: allegory, allusion, analogy, creation,
Form: Haiku
Haiku Set of Three - Vol 1
The original Haiku of 5/7/5 ASYLUM SEEKERS the strong winds howling huge waves crashing on the rocks many drowned refugees CRICKETS endlessly silent except for the crickets noisy and chirping PREGNANCY morning sickness disquieting and tired no joy without pain...Read More
Categories: nature,
Form: Haiku
half acre
sweat hogs piggyback hells half acre of neurons all eyes on the farm...Read More
Categories: art, farm,
Form: Haiku



Premium Member JH 30-32
Forecast Hurricane Deluge Airborne After death Spirit Earth signs Seasons reign Change back ...Read More
Categories: beach, environment, home, water,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member JH26-29
Sunny fresh cut grass Fallin Fall skies Turning leaves Cloudy Autumn Falling leaves Crispy Autumn Windy days Leaves fly (Note: Japanese Haiku-3 lines, Syllable Count is 2-3-2.)...Read More
Categories: autumn, nature, seasons, weather,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member autumn leaves
autumn leaves quiver in setting sun the lone park bench AP: Honorable Mention 2022 Posted on September 29, 2022...Read More
Categories: autumn, color, loneliness, nature,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member emanating
emanating from turn-of-century chapel most devout prayers AP: 1st place 2022 Posted on September 29, 2022...Read More
Categories: faith, integrity, peace, prayer,
Form: Haiku
pages
pages blowing in the night, loose thoughts gusting across, words flash in and out ...Read More
Categories: books, dream, emotions, feelings,
Form: Haiku
A Voice
God’s warning breath across suburban plane hurricane...Read More
Categories: weather, word play,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member heart of autumn
heart of autumn heart of autumn waits not pacing with anxious steps ~ chrysanthemums nod calls of soaring geese echo through dusk coral skies ~ early darkness sighs wind heralds long nights for fallow fields of...Read More
Categories: autumn,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member fall art
colorful fall leaves paint the ground like a canvas ~ autumn masterpiece...Read More
Categories: autumn, beauty,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Purple Paradise
I dreamed of purple all through last night's sable hours in a sunset world lilacs danced the dusk underneath plum colored skies in the sun's shadow purple martin songs from beauty birds on a wing o'er lavender fields climbing clematis went all out seeking the...Read More
Categories: bird, dream, flower, nature,
Form: Haiku
Fall Evening
families stroll downtown Saturday evening...Read More
Categories: america, family,
Form: Haiku

Specific Types of Haiku Poems

Read wonderful haiku poetry on the following sub-topics: 5 7 5, animal, autumn, children, christmas, death, flowers, friend, funny, love, life, moon, nature, school, snow, spring, summer, winter, and more.

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