14
Oct
07

Daily Haiku

A haiku is a Japanese lyric form which encapsulates a single impression of a natural object or scene in seventeen syllables arranged in three unrhymed lines of five, seven, and five syllables. Writing a haiku every day trains your attention and your ability to capture a moment in a succinct form. So here is the first of my daily haiku:

Seagulls mocking call
Draws you to a pale blue sky.
I smile and wonder …

    — John Nixon 2007.

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1 Response to “Daily Haiku”


  1. October 15, 2007 at 12:55 pm

    A daily haiku is a great idea :3 I write them often but not quite daily. Best of luck!


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