Many of us fell in love with haiku trying our hands at poetry for the first time in elementary school. The 17-syllable form is simple and accessible, yet offers room for depth, nuance, and beauty in a tiny space. Today, we’re delighted to share five favorite haiku from poets around WordPress.com.
“To be a poet is a condition, not a profession.”
— Robert Graves
wind rustles the leaves
strips the branches down to bark
then skeletons dance
Photo by Tanya Cliff
Through the window bars,
the moon appears in one piece.
She decides to leave.
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