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Haiku Poems 5-7-5 for Some Easy Creative Fun

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Warning: Creating haiku poems can be addictive! If you’re looking to kickstart your creative juices, haiku can help. They’re fun, easy and endless so we’re collecting haiku poems here to inspire your own creations.

Haiku poems are an easy way to slip into a poetic mood and start generating creative ideas, so dive in and give it a go. If you create one, send it to us and we’ll be glad to add yours here with tribute to you.

How to Haiku – the Basic Haiku Form

The basic familiar haiku form is 3, 5-7-5, 17.

That’s 3 lines, for a total of 17 syllables configured as:

  • 5 syllables in line 1
  • 7 syllables in line 2
  • 5 syllables in line 3

There are variations on the theme for a variety of reasons, and you can read more about that in this article on how to write a haiku poem.

Friday Haiku Poems


Friday comes in bright
Fills my heart with such delight
Soon my feet take flight

~Shannon DeAnna Schofield, poet, author, gardener beekeeper, b.2/23/1977


A Friday Haiku
Time to celebrate freedom
to create my art.

LeAura Alderson,


Snow expected soon.
Falling on leaves and acorns.
Weekend work with rake.

Martha Stevens Grow, calligraphist, poet

You can find more haiku in this autumn quotes, poetry, and art article.

NaNoWriMo Haiku Poems


NaNoWriMo is,
a gift I give to myself,
time, freedom to write

Linette Jensen, artist
NaNoWriMo Haiku Poem by linette Jensen
NaNoWriMo Haiku Poem by Linette Jensen, writer, artist


End of the week comes
An unopened book awaits
The reader of dreams

~Beth Murphy, poet, historical writer


Sunrise, golden rays
Compete with leaves for our gaze.
Fall, true masterpiece

~Sue Schultz, sign language interpreter

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