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Haiku Triplet for Spring

fine misting drops fall
sprinkling the waiting earth
heady smells of life

tiny little sprouts
elegant curving green leaf
adorning the ground

babies gasping cries
amid steamy birthing mess
red brand-new faces


Definition of Haiku:

3 lines
first line, 5 syllables
second line, 7 syllables
third line, 5 syllables

Haiku is required to ‘suggest’ a single season somehow. It might be directly, by using a word like ‘blossom’ for Spring, or ‘snow’ for Winter, or indirectly, by tone, imagery or pace.


About goatgirlbookworm

My name is Toni Clegg, and I was raised on a farm in the far north of the United States. I love to read and write and I hope to use those hobbies in a greater way in the days to come. One of my passions is using whatever influence I have to make a difference in the world.

2 responses to “Haiku Triplet for Spring

  1. love the senses that you engage in these…those earth smells…the birth…very nice. i really need to try haiku some time.

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