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Haiku for the First Day of Spring


On this first day of spring step outside, celebrate the blossoming and craft a haiku greeting.

How to craft haiku:


five syllables 

s e v e n  s y l l a b l e s

five syllables


1. Haiku poems consist of a three-line stanza—16 to 18 syllables total—written in the following pattern:

Line 1: 5 syllables
Line 2: 7 syllables
Line 3: 5 syllables

*Slight variations in syllabication is appropriate as this helps the poet maintain "one thought in three lines"

2. Haiku poems are typically observations of nature (though the form welcomes other topics), often making reference to the seasons. 

3. Haiku poems are tiny snapshots capturing moments in time.


So, a  "haiku moment" describes a scene that leads the reader to a feeling. 

But, remember, your three lines should be woven to a single thought: 


and I croon in the

scent of Spring's dotted song, swoon

in her blossoming colors 



1 thought on “Haiku for the First Day of Spring

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