• Monday, 26 February 2024


You might remember writing a few of these back in grade school, because not only are these poems short, but they can be very fun to write.

The haiku originated in 17th century Japan. Although they usually refer to nature, the only real rule applies to the number of syllables in each line, so you can let your imagination run wild with this one.

Haiku Characteristics and Rules

  • 3 lines
  • Line 1 contains 5 syllables
  • Line 2 contains 7 syllables
  • Line 3 contains 5 syllables