Haiku is usually reserved for nature in its transcendent moments. But this is Halloween, where (almost) anything goes. So why not try out a Halloween haiku?
“One Hundred Visions of War” by Julien Vocance uses the haiku form to deliver a powerful picture of war.
“Wing Strokes Haiku” is a collection of poems by Amy Losak and her mother, Sydell Rosenberg, and a tribute to Rosenberg.
Tweetspeak’s Poet Laura, Dheepa R. Maturi, finds humor, solace and haiku in the wake of a sinking boat and tragedy avoided.
Haiku is best in times of stress. Callie Feyen teaches participants in an Advent workshop—and us—to write How to Wait haiku.
We’re exploring how to write simple, fun forms. Meet senryu—haiku’s comic cousin. Maybe even haiku’s sarcastic cousin.
If you can dream it, you can haiku it. Join author Callie Feyen as she shares how a new job is impacting her writing life.
What do all Japanese poems have in common that might change how you view haiku? John Stevenson explores the answer…
Find out how Jack Kerouac brought Jim Kacian to haiku at the perfect time in his life. He would go on to be the founder of The Haiku Foundation.
Ready to travel into the world of form poetry? Join author Callie Feyen as she compares dreaming with writing poetry.
Through a time of grief, Michelle Ortega discovered the haibun, and its interplay with haiku and prose poem forms, offered a place of reflection and healing.
Walking (especially in the dark) is author Megan Willome’s path to poetry. Her steps begin in early morning moonlight and sometimes trace past a windmill.
How many ways are there to listen? How many ways are there to learn math? Can you write the instructions in the form of a haiku?
A collection of fun tax day haiku poems. Because, goodness knows, the day needs a little relief.
Celebrate International Haiku Day with Megan Willome and Sydell Rosenberg’s ‘H is for Haiku: A Treasury of Haiku from A to Z.’
The simple structure of haiku lends itself to a lot of witty potential. Join us for our Hilarious Haiku poetry prompt, write a funny haiku and share it!
We’ve collected ten great haiku resources, from right here at Tweetspeak and all around the web, to help you discover the history of the form, how to write it, how to read it, and how to love it.
Got an interest in haiku? The Essential Haiku is a great place to start. That, and the soup bowl.
One of the best resources for Haiku in English, this is a helpful book. Check out the wonderful sample haiku and maybe go haiku hunting in Emily Dickinson.
When we see good Twitter poems, we stop and take notice. Today we’re featuring ten of the best Twitter poems we’ve seen in the last few weeks: