Category Archives: Haiku


No wisteria, no chrysanthemum out there, but still a good sneeze. – Oson Posted for Haiku My Heart at Recuerda Mi Corazón. A somewhat tongue-in-cheek haiku by one of the lesser-known masters.

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Haikuode to Greek Goddesses

Those ancient ladies – alabaster skin, fair hair – and wingèd – beware! – James Steerforth (© 2011) Written for Haiku My Heart at Recuerda Mi Corazón and creating the new haikuode form while at it. Inspired by the painting* … Continue reading

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Strange heart

Heart full of love. Heart turned around, so mute. – James Steerforth ( © 2010 ) Translation of Spanish haiku Corazón extraño. The translation proves once again that Spanish in general runs longer than English. What was 5-7-5 syllables in … Continue reading

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Corazón extraño

Para ella Corazón lleno de amor. Corazón al revés, tan mudo. – James Steerforth ( © 2010 ) A Spanish haiku for a Spanish-sounding site: recuerda mi corazón. An English version is now up: Strange heart.

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Autumn haiku

Oh the leaves, the leaves of fall, yellow, orange, they are coming down, down – James Steerforth ( © 2010 ) Written and posted for recuerda mi corazón.

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Insensitive haiku

Well, I guess I’m too much of an anarchist to get off on a bunch of rules… As a general rule, I’d be tempted to proclaim that there are far too many haikus out there, and far too many about birches in spring time and other such rule-sanctified topics. Continue reading

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