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Sensational Haiku Wednesday

Written By: Jenn - Sep• 08•10
Sensational Haiku Wednesday

Sensational Haiku Wednesday

Welcome to “Sensational Haiku Wednesday!”

Click here for info and background on this weekly event!

The basics:

Haiku is simple! It is 3 non-rhyming lines of 5, 7, and 5 syllables respectively (a great way to use your fingers!)

This week’s theme is: Belong(-ing)

      It takes just a hand
      And your genuine, warm smile
      To know I belong

      Laughing eyes twinkle
      Warmth of your arms around me
      Contented, sharing

      Together, apart
      Wherever we seem to be
      We are always us

Next week’s theme: Food (you’re welcome, ShaMoo)

Note: Nothing makes me happier than to see new people getting “hooked on haiku”! Keep it going to make it to the Hooked on Haiku List

To participate in this week’s event, please use the following code in your post on your own blog (if you don’t have a blog, post your Haiku as a comment):


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  1. Knarf says:

    Well I’ve done sort of a Blog tied to the Haiku. I’m hoping it meets ShaMoo’s approval for blogs entered…. :)

    • Knarf says:

      also, and I don’t know why, but you have to hit the ‘calendar date’ to access my entry. Then you have to hit the ‘Title’ to see the entry.. Some day I’ll get the hang of it.. Anyway Good-night all…
      Have a joyous week
      Knarf. :)

  2. Weezer says:

    It’s always so interesting to see the different perspectives on that one little word. Thanks, Jenn.

  3. Hi Here comes my Haiku…


    Thanks for the wonderful prompt..

    –Someone Is Special–

  4. Thom says:

    Very romantic and sentimental. :). Well done

    • Someone Is Special says:

      Thank you so much Thom… I have problems in seeing Linky, that is the reason for link in late..

      –Someone Is Special–

  5. Jim says:

    Jenn, there is one word for what your lovely set of verses is saying.
    That one is LOVE. :) Love it!

  6. PinkLady says:

    awwwwwww love love love!!! one’s heart truly belongs to the one he/she loves. *wink*

    BIG SMILE here… :D

  7. Nessa says:

    Your haiku is warm and lovely. We went in similar directions.

  8. I do so like that last line: “We are always us” Nicely crafted, Jenn!

  9. Michelle says:

    What a sweet haiku! Love it!

  10. Bill Cook says:

    Thank you again for this opportunity to write, read, and share. Here is my attempt to belong here: – bill

  11. Jenn says:

    I’ve loving the theme interpretations today! Funny how a single word can invoke such passion in people. Also heartwarming to see how a simple form of writing can bring people together. I just adore our haiku circle!!

  12. ShaMoo says:

    Okay, first of all, I’m LOVING next week’s theme!! Woohoo….should be a piece of cake (LOL….couldn’t resist). Awesome haiku today, Jenn. If I didn’t know better…..oh, nevermind ;)

  13. Jingle says:

    glad to be in this week again.

  14. Gin says:

    My second week. I’m liking this a lot.

  15. JennyMac says:

    Sometimes reaching out
    is easier than you think
    and should be done more

  16. Mama Zen says:

    I love that last line!

  17. Victoria says:

    Love your challenges.

  18. amanda says:

    Could it get any sweeter? If I said that to my husband he would know I was full of it! LOL!
    Jenn this is really beautiful, your husband is a lucky guy!

  19. RiA says:

    Hey we went in similar directions this time!! Very sweet poem!

  20. Annie says:

    Here is my first Sensational Haiku wednesday offering:

  21. Jingle says:


    beautiful job!

  22. I love this group of haikus Jenn – it’s lovely. It’s got me thinking though, hmmm, perhaps I’m reading too much into it!

    Have a lovely day,

  23. 700miles says:

    Hello, new to your site. Here is my submission, hopefully captures the essence of belonging or the need to belong….

    take care…

  24. quilly says:

    I missed my belonging here this week! I am running as fast as I can, but I just can’t catch up!

  25. Ruth says:

    Hi everyone, my first time here, thought I’d try:

  26. Melissa B. says:

    I am back at school.
    And I promise to you, yes,
    a haiku this week!