Today’s writing prompt: write a haiku.
The haiku we write aren’t really the same as what Japanese poets originally produced—if we’re staying true to form, we’d write about pastoral or nature themes in a 5-7-5 syllable pattern.
And there’s a little more to them than that, too.
But it’s a fun form to play with.
Here’s one I wrote a while ago. I like it.
Cracks and holes and rifts We think they mean it’s broken; It’s where light gets in
Your turn. Set a timer for 5 minutes and write a haiku. Or lots of haiku. Play with it.
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Notes in the Margin
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