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Haiku - York Woods Writers Group

February 13, 2015 | lfeesey | Comments (0)

York Woods

A Haiku is a deceptively simple form of Japanese poetry. It consists of 17 on or sounds in three phrases. In the west, it is usually written as three lines of 5 syllables, 7 syllables and 5 syllables each. A Haiku is usually a meditation on some aspect of the natural world that juxtaposes two opposing ideas. This week we tried it the haiku form in the York Woods Writers' Group. Below is are a few samples. 



Sparkle light in water

A loud sound

cover me


Bright sunshine reflects in window

Fresh scent reflect the flowers

Exciting feeling cover me



The time I watch TV

without commercials make me feel

I need shampoo or a refrigerator


Always we have news

Sometimes good, sometimes bad

Nobody wants old news



Haiku on a Haiku

Haiku innoccent

Simple, 3 littel lines - pie

Bam!! Struggle, a trap


Cinequaine on Haiku


Strange little thing

Hides understanding, search

Confusing, squeezing my poor mind




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