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Sensational Haiku Wednesday

Written By: Jenn - Apr• 17•13
Sensational Haiku Wednesday

Sensational Haiku Wednesday

Welcome to “Sensational Haiku Wednesday!”

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!)

Here are the rules:

      Structure: While Haiku may be written by some in other styles, for THIS meme only 5-7-5 is acceptable. At least one of your haiku must be in this format.
      Theme/Prompt: We have a new prompt each week, and your haiku needs to be related to it, if not include the actual word in it. Feel free to leave a word suggestion in a comment!
      Linking: When you post your link, link to the blog post with your haiku, not to the main page of your blog.
      Reciprocate: If you participate and post your link on my website, you must have a link back here on your post. It’s only fair.

    Folks not complying with the above risk having their links removed. Don’t make me be all “Grrrr” and stuff, it makes me grumpy! Thanks for your cooperation!

This week’s theme is: Wind

    Winds of change, blowing
    Trees unused to bending, snap
    Birds flee the howling

Howling, blowing, shrieks
Lightning sizzle, thunder crash
Fierce is the spring wind

    Whispering breezes
    Calling forth changes, quiet

Blowing choking dust
Make way; a new day coming
A quiet sadness

*** Please read the 4 simple guidelines above before you post your link.

₪ Next week’s theme: Tree

Folks, a quick note about comments: A few of you don’t have Name/URL enabled on your blogs, and I CAN’T comment in that case. Take a moment to enable that, will you? There are other ways to combat spam and still allow people with their own domains to leave their homage to your greatness ;)

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 (if you’re not listed and should be, please [politely] let me know!)

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):

You can also choose to use only a text link, or either of these additional images I made for your use! Use This one (dark), or This one (light)!

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  1. Lovely haiku, thanks!

    Wind gust assaults me
    As I hurry home on foot.
    Weatherman blew it.

    Winds howl in protest,
    Demanding that the shy moon
    Come out of hiding.

    Windy documents
    written to persuade judges —
    endless legal briefs.