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Thread - All things haiku. Keep it Traditional. Keep it haiku. But most importantly, keep it fun. 😀 👌
out of my cocoon
bracing life through startled eyes
butterfly takes flight

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Fly

Butterfly or moth?
is one really more beautiful?
both fly to the light

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You're right, who are we to judge what is beautiful and what is not. Beaut lies in the eyes of the beholder. Nice haiku, made me think.

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reflections

ripples on the lake
quiet reflections
a mallard takes flight


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beautiful I can actually see that :-)

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Thank you poet.

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question: dachaoticmind, when you say traditional what do you mean?

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A traditional Japanese haiku is a three-line poem with seventeen syllables, written in a 5/7/5 syllable count. Often focusing on images from nature, haiku emphasizes simplicity, intensity, and directness of expression. In this thread we want to stay true to that nature or syllabic count although  inspiration can come from other sources besides nature. E.g. -

haiku (Movie Titles)

sushi girl
john dies at the end
two days in new york

Seventeen syllables or less is acceptable. But we are all students so mistakes are acceptable as well. It is my hope we can all learn from each other.

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busy little bee ~haiku~

the birds are busy
gathering twigs to make nest
a bee buzzes by

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Ha koo ha koo ha
koo ha koo ha koo ha koo,
ha koo , Koo. Haha!


seriously....dkzk

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It's seventeen syllables that's for sure. But the pattern can be changed like 5/5/7 or 7/5/5 or 5/5/5 the beauty is in the picture you paint using the seventeen syllables or less.

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butterflies


schizophrenia
thoughts that are always fleeting
chasing butterflies

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Date

Bumble bees in the sun
But what do they do at night
They date their honey

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Flutterbies

silken coloured wings
butterfly or maybe fairies
both are magical

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clouds swallow moon
candle flutters pen strokes
waves under black swans

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