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House of Haiku

Not Alone

A haiku poem — prompt ‘alone’

Illustration by Cynthia Marinakos.

Battling inner doubts
Paralysis overwhelms
You are not alone

About haiku
A haiku is a traditional form of Japanese poetry. It’s made up of 3 unrhymed lines with 17 syllables, 5–7–5.

I love writing haiku as it’s a fun challenge — it forces us to be creative and concise

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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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Cynthia Marinakos

Cynthia Marinakos

Aussie Copywriter. I love rock climbing high ceilings and hiking amongst ferns. >> Free Headline Hacks email course: bit.ly/headlines-email-course

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