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Haiku Poems | Haiku Examples

Examples of new Haiku poems in the correct poetic form and technique. Share and read short, long, best, and famous Haiku poetry while accessing rules, format, types, and a comprehensive literary definition of a Haiku.

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 Icicles
icicles dripping plip-plopping on solid ground vanish suddenly written September 16, 2021...Read More
Categories: imagery, nature, water,
Form: Haiku



Jesus Is Genius Who Will Please Us
Jesus Is a Genious Who always Pleases have heard that Jesus is an incredible genius always will please us we started to seek someone who has been a freak born with a big beak in book poke your nose see salad Annie...Read More
Categories: allegory, analogy,
Form: Haiku
Why I love you
I love you for being a light to me even in the midst of no light...Read More
Categories: love,
Form: Haiku
Lost knowing where I am
Lost; knowing where I am, Very slowly I shake my head; Lost; knowing where I am....Read More
Categories: angel,
Form: Haiku
I am this paper
I am this paper. Don't be afraid of me as... I'm looking at you...Read More
Categories: angel,
Form: Haiku



Pirate Ralph
Pirate Ralph heads north. Epic Adventure Begins; Treasured Gazebos....Read More
Categories: angel,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member SUMMER ANTS PUTTING AWAY FOR WINTERS DAYS-
O' what a busy gathering ants frolicking pushing and rushing ~ laboring packing storing crumbs and food harvests saving for winter ~ busy, busy ants storing away for winter summers ant so work 9/16/21 Written by James Edward Lee Sr © 2021...Read More
Categories: analogy, insect,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Keep Your Words Sweet
keep your words sweet and you will catch more humankind in your net of friends ...Read More
Categories: appreciation,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member HIkU show show tell
raging wind whie horses- high tide...Read More
Categories: weather,
Form: Haiku
The Seasons
Spring Green buds on beach trees Bluebells carpet forest floor New born baby cries Summer Sleepy afternoon Fly humming at window pane Cornstalks bent with gold Autumn Ghostly morning mist Blue smoke curling heavenwards Incense of burnt leaves Winter Starry velvet sky Silent snowflakes drifting down Wolf howls at the...Read More
Categories: imagination, metaphor, seasons,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member EMBRACING MAGNOLIA-
lo magnolia tree; blossoming so beautiful; Radiance reds and greens; ~ o shun those flowers blacken by the sun's bright rays magnolia covers; 9/15/21 Written by James Edward Lee Sr © 2021 ...Read More
Categories: analogy, appreciation, flower, tree,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Queen Plumeria
the queen of flowers symbol of birth spring and love hued belle of the dawn elegant, lovely varicolored or one shade more fragrant at night a beloved queen on the green, scent meets freshness in hour of power darling of Hawaii for beauty, sunshine's falling in...Read More
Categories: beautiful, color, flower, green,
Form: Haiku
strand of pearls
spider web glistens dew droplets are strung like pearls I take a picture contest Haiku - Tito Mostafiz you are looking at a spider through a dew drop © a year ago, Sharon...Read More
Categories: appreciation, beauty, nature,
Form: Haiku
Guitar Break
Sitting on my stool, I gaze beyond my guitar. I reach for my drink....Read More
Categories: angel,
Form: Haiku
Shelties Follow Me
Room to room I walk. Each turn Shelties follow; Love is mutual....Read More
Categories: angel,
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.

Definition | What is Haiku in Poetry?