HAIKUS

As 21st March is World Poetry Day we have thought that it would be a good idea to write some Haikus.

Japanese haiku traditionally consist of 17 syllables, or sounds, divided into three phrases: 5 sounds, 7 sounds, and 5 sounds.

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A traditional Japanese haiku is a three-line poem with seventeen syllables, written in a 5/7/5 syllable count. Often focusing on images from nature, haiku emphasizes simplicity, intensity, and directness of expression. – See more at: http://www.poets.org/viewmedia.php/prmMID/5782#sthash.IbhyUusQ.dpuf

A traditional Japanese haiku is a three-line poem with seventeen syllables, written in a 5/7/5 syllable count. Often focusing on images from nature, haiku emphasizes simplicity, intensity, and directness of expression. – See more at: http://www.poets.org/viewmedia.php/prmMID/5782#sthash.IbhyUusQ.dpuf
A traditional Japanese haiku is a three-line poem with seventeen syllables, written in a 5/7/5 syllable count. Often focusing on images from nature, haiku emphasizes simplicity, intensity, and directness of expression. – See more at: http://www.poets.org/viewmedia.php/prmMID/5782#sthash.IbhyUusQ.dpuf
A traditional Japanese haiku is a three-line poem with seventeen syllables, written in a 5/7/5 syllable count. Often focusing on images from nature, haiku emphasizes simplicity, intensity, and directness of expression. – See more at: http://www.poets.org/viewmedia.php/prmMID/5782#sthash.IbhyUusQ.dpuf
A traditional Japanese haiku is a three-line poem with seventeen syllables, written in a 5/7/5 syllable count. Often focusing on images from nature, haiku emphasizes simplicity, intensity, and directness of expression. – See more at: http://www.poets.org/viewmedia.php/prmMID/5782#sthash.IbhyUusQ.dpuf
A traditional Japanese haiku is a three-line poem with seventeen syllables, written in a 5/7/5 syllable count. Often focusing on images from nature, haiku emphasizes simplicity, intensity, and directness of expression. – See more at: http://www.poets.org/viewmedia.php/prmMID/5782#sthash.IbhyUusQ.dpuf

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