Haiku #02

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    It is raining very hard
    Raindrops play jump rope with windshield wipers
    The sun will be out soon
     
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    Haiku Thread again
    Where did the other one go?
    I am lost again.
     
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    Kittens looking out the window
    Dogs walking by with loud viscious growls
    Now where are those kittens
     
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    5 syllables first
    7 syllables second
    5 syllables last.
     
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    I thought it was:

    5 words
    7 words
    5 words
     
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    I thought it was syllables.

    Where is Standing firm when you need him!
     
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    I love the internet. Here it goes:

    Haiku is a poetic form and a type of poetry from the Japanese culture. Haiku combines form, content, and language in a meaningful, yet compact form. Haiku poets, which you will soon be, write about everyday things. Many themes include nature, feelings, or experiences. Usually they use simple words and grammar. The most common form for Haiku is three short lines. The first line usually contains five (5) syllables, the second line seven (7) syllables, and the third line contains five (5) syllables. Haiku doesn't rhyme. A Haiku must "paint" a mental image in the reader's mind. This is the challenge of Haiku - to put the poem's meaning and imagery in the reader's mind in ONLY 17 syllables over just three (3) lines of poetry! Check out some Haiku at Haiku Salon (see Lesson 2 for the link).
     
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    Flames dancing in fire
    Roasting marshmallows outside
    Winter will come soon
     
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    Clear, brilliant blue sky,
    Gold, red, and orange leaves make
    Window mosaics.
     
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    He found the windshield
    Made snowflake-like designs
    Jack Frost is his name
     
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    I am hungry now.
    What can I snack on quickly
    And then go to bed?
     
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    The wind is blowing
    The leaves are dancing around
    Showing God's designs
     
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    Raindrops keep falling
    On my head. That doesn't mean
    They are too big now.
     
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    Birthday is done now
    Another year older too
    Birthday cake was good
     
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    Standing firm in Christ
    Must be arguing a lot
    No more Haiku now.
     
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    We must have haiku!
    This thread should not die because
    It is so much fun!
     
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    Congratulations
    to me! I have joined
    2000 Posts Club! :laugh:
     
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    I am so surprised
    that your posts haven't been cut
    Whoop te do tonight.
     
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    Where have posters gone
    Haiku must be out of date
    'Tis a shame for sure
     
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    Other threads need us
    We have so much to share too
    We must preach the Word.
     

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