This is a prompting Blog

My intent here is to write a poem from the prompt I give to you , the reader, in hopes that it will inspire something and get others to write with me.

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Today's Prompt is Haiku

 Haiku  is a popular form of unrhymed Japanese poetry, which evolved in the 17th century from the hokku, or opening verse of a renku. Generally written in a single vertical line, the haiku contains three sections totalling 17 onji  (syllables) structured in a 5-7-5 pattern. Traditionally, haiku contain (1) a kireji, or cutting word, usually placed at the end of one of the poem's three sections; and (2) a kigo, or season-word.

In other words a Haiku  is generally written about nature. I like to write about my garden, so OUR IS ...

pretty garden mine
your blooms bring me so much joy
thank you oh so much



  1. Just as the sunset
    With its breathtaking beauty
    Night begets moonlight

    © Hεɭεɳค ᏇђίԵε

  2. You Inspire me with your wonderful prompt JL ~.^