Can Butterflies See Their Wings?

April 13th, 2019, Haiku prompt “wings”

Black, large, compound eyes;

can butterflies see their wings -

as they fly up high?


Haiku is a form of poetry usually inspired by nature, which embraces simplicity. It is composed of 17 syllables in three lines (5, 7, 5). We invite all poetry lovers to have a go at composing Haiku. Be warned. You could become addicted.

PROMPT: Write a haiku or tanka using the weekly prompt word “wings” (or a derivative).

SUGGESTION: Here is a free haiku syllable counter.