July 12, 2017

Wednesday Night Haiku #3

Alone on the shore
scent of salt water,pounding surf.
Hear the sea gulls song?
by AJ

Haiku is usually 3 lines.  The first line is 5 syllables, the second is 7 and the last 5 again.
My favorite poet is  Matsuo Basho ( 1644–1694). I love his poetry.
I discovered the beauty of Japanese brush painting and Haiku when I was a young teen and have loved both since.


  1. I love to read it...but to write it, forget it, lol. Beautiful Annie. Have a great day, friend.

  2. Lovely poetry...
    captures my every sea thought...
    gives me happy sighs.

    Keep cool,my friend!
    The high temps and humidity outside feel like
    walking into a wall of heat...
    love the summer warmth...this? not so much
    Be well...

  3. So beautiful Annie. Love the poetry, photo and your new siggie. Have a blessed and lovely day my friend.

  4. It is indeed a wonderful form of expression. Lovely Haiku and thoughts. Warm greetings to you!

  5. I've never heard of Haiku, I found it very interesting. I have learned something new today!!

  6. It's truly beautiful Annie !
    Thank you for sharing such emotions with us Dearie, I also love Haiku, and just like you, I discovered this kind of poetry when I was a girl and i used to write such verses in the pages of my journal :) !

    Wishing you a most lovely end of your week,
    always thinking of you with so much love,
    precious friend of mine

    XOXO Dany


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