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Sensational Haiku Wednesday

Written By: Jenn - Mar• 16•11
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: Integrity

    Ethical lifestyle
    Moral character, “high road”
    Understanding me?

      Internal conflict
      Not enough to say. Must show
      Just do the right thing

    Teach your children well
    a code that you can live by
    Crosby, Stills, Nash, Young

      A life worth living
      Lived well, with integrity
      You know who you are

Folks, a quick note about comments: I do visit everyone, but a few of you don’t have Name/URL enabled on your blogs, and I CAN’T comment in that case (and prefer not to have to email). 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 ;)

Next week’s theme: Roots

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. Thanks for the inspiration. The 4th haiku in this group of seven haiku is integrity-related.

  2. Inspirational haikus. Hopefully we can really live well with integrity. Have a blessed week :)

  3. A beautiful series of haikus representing perspectives of integrity! And love the questions challnging us to consider more ideas!

  4. Margo Benson says:

    An inspiring set of haiku! They sound like my inner voice, encouraging me to do better within myself, especially if I’m grumpy or judgemental.

    Also love Crosby, Still, Nash and Young!

  5. Madeleine says:

    Hi Jenn, Great haiku as always. Integrity is somehing we shuld all strive for. :O)

  6. Hi Jenn

    Great Haiku as always

    Particularly loved the last one.


  7. Nanka says:

    A wonderful set of Haiku’s and loved each one of them!!
    I was at a dead end with this prompt for a while till I read yours here!!
    It sparked me to contribute one for today!!

    Thank you Jenn!! You are so inspirational,
    imparting a divine influence on the mind and soul!!


  8. your series of haiku are beautiful!

  9. Hi Jenn,
    Great haikus, tricky subject this week – I struggled to find a photo to match my haikus. Roots next week should be much easier – so many ways to intepret that.

    I’ll send you though the photos later, when I get a spare 5mins.

  10. The only life worth living is one of integrity, no?

  11. trisha says:

    beautiful haikus, loved the first one the most.


  12. RiA says:

    Crosby Stills Nash & Young FTW!!!

    I wasn’t too inspired today. I’ll check on everyone else’s blogs tomorrow- gotta run!

  13. Amanda Moore says:

    loved them all but number 3 was great, I will however have that song stuck in my head all day!