Category Archives: Haiku

Stepping Stones Haiku

I found this haiku prompt at Carpe Diem: A Daily Haiku Meme.  The prompt #56- a Carpe Diem Special. The featured haiku poet for this month is O. Mabson Southard. The goal of the Specials is to write a new haiku/senryu in the same tone, sense and spirit as the one given by the featured haiku poet. …

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Peachy Haiku

I found this haiku prompt at Carpe Diem: A Daily Haiku Meme.  The prompt #292 is on Momo (Peach).  With a little research, I discovered that in Chinese mythology, the peach was eaten by immortals because it mystically prolonged your life.  The peach is a symbol for a long and healthy life in China. In tastes …

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Back To School Haiku

From A Picture Of Poetry.  I found this bottle of whiskey while on a trip in Scotland.  Right away this picture spoke to me.  This is the poem that followed: Back To School Haiku Related articles universe haiku (gennileehester.com) Why don’t yo try haiku! (atbankofdam.wordpress.com) Enjoy clever Haiku poems? (defusingchaos.wordpress.com) How To Write Haiku (dawnandsunrise.wordpress.com) …

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The Stomach

I find that I am often inspired by other poets.  It’s fun to leave a little creativity behind in the comments section.  I’ll call this, “Creative Comments.” This is in response to haiku written by words4jp about the head and the heart on a site called The Community Storyboard followed by a comment by Green …

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Response To A Question Haiku

My friend, Irene Mason, wrote a haiku asking why she always found herself writing poetry while in the waiting rooms of doctors and dentists.  I wrote this in response. Response To A Question Haiku In the waiting room Quiet stillness allows time For the mind to think

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