Deborah Christensen
Jul 19 · 2 min read

autumn leaves float high
golden cloak draping earth’s skin
blanket for new life


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

A haiku is a form of Japanese poetry totalling 17 syllables (in the English language) which are usually arranged in three lines of 5, 7, 5 syllables. It often references the natural world and more modern forms of haiku can also reference human nature.

A tanka is composed of 31 syllables in five lines (5, 7, 5, 7, 7). It can be written in a series addressing the same subject matter.

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House of Haiku

Haiku is a form of poetry usually inspired by nature, which embraces simplicity. We invite all poetry lovers to have a go at composing Haiku. Be warned. You could become addicted.

Deborah Christensen

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Seeker of Understanding/Meaning, Explorer of Spirit, Writer, Artist, Believer/Doubter, Dreamer, Communicator, Counselor https://compassionateconnection.com.au/

House of Haiku

Haiku is a form of poetry usually inspired by nature, which embraces simplicity. We invite all poetry lovers to have a go at composing Haiku. Be warned. You could become addicted.

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