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9 Haiku Poems for Inner Peace

My haiku poems from Twitter

Artificial canal in Naka-Meguro, Tokyo, with sakura trees in full blossom all above it
Photo by Jenna Neal on Unsplash

note: Haiku is a form of very short poetry -or micropoetry- that originated in Japan. Traditional Japanese haikus, with few exceptions, have only three verses consisting of 5/7/5 syllables, but these are the shorter ‘on’ syllables. So, rather than 17 syllables in total their English variants would need to have ~12 syllables in total (4/4/4, 3/6/3 etc) to correspond…

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