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