Haiku Day

Haiku presents simple imagery, devoid of similes, metaphors, and eloquent adjectives and adverbs. When crafting haiku, think of a group of words that present an observation in a way that appeals to the senses. Use sight, touch, sound, smell, taste, or sensations like pain or movement. Tell of a specific event or observation; do not write in general terms. Write in the present tense, of feelings.

But 5-7-5 3-line syllabic distribution structure does not a Haiku make. for example, here is a wonderful Not-A-Haiku about waking up for work:

no, no, no, no, no
no, no, no, no, no, no, no
no, no, no, no, no

haikusHaiku Day event – join us for dinner on 5/7 @5.  Bring YOUR Haiku (or funny not-a-Haiku) to share.  RSVP Here

Just for fun, gather.
Laughter, friends, pizza, and beer.
A game of Haikubes.


Work with your children and their friends today on learning about and writing Haikus.



History of the Haiku (webexhibits.org)

Haiku at KidsZone Learning

Poetic Form: Haiku (poets.org)


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