Poetry Form: Haiku
A Haiku is a three line Japanese poem that has a syllable count for each line. The syllable count for line one is five syllables, line two seven syllables, and line three has five syllables. The total syllable count for a Haiku is seventeen syllables in all. Some contemporary writers are now writing seventeen syllable run on sentences, which should not be confused with a Haiku. Haikus are technically nature based poems, and can be linked, in which case they would be linked verse Haikus.
The pattern for Haiku is the following:
Line 1: 5 syllables
Line 2: 7 syllables
Line 3: 5 syllables
Cool breeze on my skin
Under the bright moonlight glow
Freedom in nature’s shadow
Written By: Jody Austin
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Jody’s mother was and is still a poet and artist who introduced her to poetry and expressive writing as a child in elementary school. Her bed time stories were of Nikki Giovanni, Sonia Sanchez, Marcus Garvey, Phylis Wheatley, Langston Hughes, Paul Lawrence Dunbar, Chavez, Gil Scott Heron, Khalil Gibran, The Last Poets, and many others. All of these influences started Jody’s creative writing experiences as a child and throughout her adulthood.
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