Story in Poetry
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Story in Poetry

11 Words Haiku & Elfchen: Ikigai

Ikigai is a Japanese concept about the purpose of life.

Elfchen

Love
Life’s pulse
Secret whispered beats
Realized in moments’ blinks
Ikigai

Haiku

Love in moments’ blinks
Blossoming buds of life’s play
Ikigai’s petals

How to write Elfchen

Format of Elfchen
Line 1: 1 word
Line 2: 2 words
Line 3: 3 words
Line 4: 4 words
Line 5: 1 word
*A total of 11 words.

How to write Haiku

Format of Haiku
Line 1: 5 syllables
Line 2: 7 syllables
Line 3: 5 syllables

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It is about telling stories, based on things, experiences, processes, objects, and other interesting things, in the format of poetry.

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