A year of haiku about my kids.
“It turns out the nightly parenting haiku is not only Minimum Viable Creativity, but also an opportunity to journal milestones every night without having to figure out what to say.” This post from 2017 at Unlikely Words compiles a year of haiku from a parent.
winter storm: haiku
winter storm – / a train without a whistle / blows past the house
For the Love of Haiku
Check out these five poets who favor the form.
Bengaluru, India-based yogi and writer Bernie Gourley captures the city’s volatile monsoon weather in a series of free-form haiku: “trust old people | with umbrellas more than | the blue in the sky”
Haibun: The Feather
“You were once the pinnacle of aviation engineering, now less purposeful than you appear.”
Read a haibun from Marina Sofia at findingtimetowrite, in response to Haibun Monday at dVerse Poets.
Web developer Ben Dwyer has published a new haiku every day since March, 2015 — more than 1,000 days. Visit his archives at haiku.blog, where his march towards 2,000 haiku is already underway.
Haiku and photography by Melinda Green Harvey: Don’t be fooled by that / arrow: everything that counts / is on the other side.
In A Natural World
Melinda J. Irvine offers solace in the form of a haiku: when things seem crazy / stillness and simplicity / will allow silence