It’s National Haiku Day

Your words as weapons -bats, bullets, the knives, the noose. Or your words as shields.

Writing haiku is a fun (and challenging) way to work at your writing. The rules are simple: Write a poem, (rhyming optional) using exactly 17 syllables. Your haiku should consist of three lines, with five syllables on the first line; seven syllables on the second line; and another five syllables on the last line.  Learn more about the history of haiku here.

Give it a try, and share your haiku!

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