Train Haiku

Haiku poem: A traditional Japanese haiku is a three-line poem with seventeen syllables, written in a 5/7/5 syllable count. Often focusing on images from nature, haiku emphasizes simplicity, intensity, and directness of expression.

eg:  An old silent pond…

A frog jumps into the pond,

splash! Silence again.

Steel clank, rock rumble,

Slow, gentle, swing motion, ~screech!

 Halt! get down! station.

© Apurva

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About Apurva

Unabashed introvert, closet extrovert with artistic female obsession, hormonal male obsession, a penchant for wit and humour, crazy belly dancer, emotional fool, yet sober and boisterous kid lover, is running away with treasures and secrets from the darkest corners of her mind. Kindly catch her if you can and send her to love's eternal prison

Posted on December 7, 2013, in haiku, Uncategorized and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 8 Comments.

  1. I love this – I’m hugely impressed by those who can say so much in so few words.

  2. I’ve often looked at Haiku, but I think I’d need a Japanese teacher before I attempt anything like it 😀 Nicely done.

  3. Hi Apurva, I am extremely happy and impressed with ur innovative ideas and ur courageous attempts to try new things which many people cant evn think of .Very Good going ……[?][?][?][?]..Keep it Up !!! Also it was nice to see many other poets appreciating your attempts…Applause for you ….claps clapssss [?][?][?][?][?][?][?][?][?][?]

    And hows ur college and studies going ? Hope to have a chat some time in coming days ,let me know which time is convenient fr u . How is evryone at home ? If i am not wrong your brother is coming back home ?Most importantly , How is ur health ?….

    Keep writing good , new types of poems and increase my knowledge[?][?][?][?][?][?] [?].

    Take care

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