What purposes does the art form of haiku serve best? Christopher Patchel considers this question, with the perspective of a graphic designer.
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.
We have all been thrust into a new season, and it hasn’t been easy (to say the least). Callie Feyen introduces us to baiku, a haiku about saying goodbye. So that we can say hello to the new.
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?
Celebrate International Haiku Day with Megan Willome and Sydell Rosenberg’s ‘H is for Haiku: A Treasury of Haiku from A to Z.’
Writer Ian Doescher has taken the stories of “Star Wars” and applied Shakespeare to them, as in “The Empire Striketh Back.”
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!
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.
Cat poems are sometimes grumpy cat poems. Write yours catalog style?
Cat poetry has been around for a long time. And why not? Cats are just so intriguing!
Your poem title sets the tone. We show how changing a title can create an entirely different poem. Plus 9 poems with make-or-break titles!
Our first poet collection releases for Take Your Poet to Work Day: The Haiku Masters (Matsuo Basho, Yosa Buson, Kobayashi Issa)
One expert says haiku is “not fun.” He’s never been to Tweetspeak. We have a fun new infographic to help you Boost Your Haiku High-Q.
Holiday favorite “A Christmas Story” provides a backdrop for this week’s holiday haiku poetry prompt with Seth Haines. Careful. You’ll shoot your eye out.