Haiku, is a 17 syllable poem broken into 3 lines of 5,7 and 5 syllables respectively.
Originating in Japan, Haiku means "beginning phrase".
The rules for this type of poetry are it must refer to something in nature, and represent a season. It is written in the present tense.
Here are some that I have written;
trimmed greens invite play
eagle putt circles and drops -
I dance with my club.
soaked under clear skies
water shoots from the sprinkler -
dripping in butter.
Metal prongs - gather
Fallen hands from outright arms
Green blades breathe again
Written by: Tracy Lynn Repchuk
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