Students, have you ever wanted to write a poem? People of all ages enjoy writing a Japanese form of poetry known as haiku. You, too, may enjoy writing haiku to build your creative writing portfolio.
Haiku is defined as: ...a brief verse which attempts to convey a feeling or experience through the use of images drawn from nature. Instead of merely stating a feeling, it says: "This is what I saw; perhaps it will rouse in you a feeling similar to mine when I experienced it."
The following poem is an example of haiku from Canada, written by Linda Pilarski, with a photo by her, and published in Daily Haiku:
To inspire you to write your own haiku, here is today's nature photo:
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