Oceans of water,
covering the whole of earth
are teaming with life.
The sun strikes the seas,
the water liquid no more.
High above the ground,
clouds like cotton float around.
Blown on the wind, far and wide.
From the sky it falls.
Soft as feathers, hard as stone.
Bringing life to earth.
This is my first entry in the Writing 201: Poetry series. Today’s prompt is water, using the haiku poetry form.
I decided to stretch my muscles a bit by going for a more complex piece. A standard haiku (5/7/5) followed by a tanka (5/7/5/7/7) and finished up with a third stanza back in haiku from.
So what do you think?
Onward the three go,
marshes in front and behind.
Dead warriors wait.
Continue reading The Two Towers Haiku: The Passage of the Marshes
The foolish hobbit,
into the black stone did look.
So Sauron did see.
Continue reading The Two Towers Haiku: The Palantír
Orcs the hobbits took,
the dying Boromir tells.
The three race to save.
Continue reading The Two Towers Haiku: The Departure Of Boromir
The Ring corrupts and
Boromir falls, party splits.
Two hobbits alone.
And so we reach the end of “The Fellowship of the Ring“.
You can check out all the other entries Continue reading Fellowship Of The Ring Haiku: Breaking Of The Fellowship
Teacher and mother,
my support in all life’s trials.
The love of my life.
I wrote this for my wife Sally in response to Rob’s Genre Haiku Challenge this month “Romance”.
Continue reading Romance Haiku