How to (Roughly) Write a Haiku

Originating from Japan, haiku traditionally capture nature and seasons.

They’re usually a 3 line poem of 17 syllables

the 1st and 3rd lines have 5 syllables

the 2nd line has 7

 

Here’s one I prepared earlier (untraditionally):

 

Five, seven and five

banging loud within my head

haiku hangover

 

 

 

 

Janette Ostle
May 10 2020

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