Best Haiku Poems

These are some of the best haiku poems written by web poets on PoetrySoup.com.

See also: examples of haiku poems


| Poem Detail & Comments | by Charmaine Chircop
Categories: nature,

Haiku

afterglow
dark ripples still warm
from sunrise


| Poem Detail & Comments | by Funom Makama
Categories: nature,new year,seasons,spring,weather,

Spring

Nature's wake from sleep Life flirts with beauty a time for flowers to flaunt


| Poem Detail & Comments | by Rickie Elpusan
Categories: nature,seasons,

liquid little stones

liquid little stones
skipping and skittering free
on shared umbrellas


| Poem Detail & Comments | by Carolyn Devonshire
Categories: natural disasters,nature

Erosion (haiku)

Gullies scar brown earth
     Hurricanes bring erosion
          Of both soil and lives


| Poem Detail & Comments | by farah chamma
Categories: art,nature,

Twilight

Sealing eyes of sky,
       Descend upon straps of light,
Dusk…now dreams the night...


| Poem Detail & Comments | by SKAT A
Categories: beauty,dream,muse,romantic,sea,together,vanity,

DRUNKEN MOON

~twice the beauty~


in the sea of love 
reflection of the night 
a wave moves


~SKAT~


| Poem Detail & Comments | by Andrea Dietrich
Categories: dark,

Destiny

a child plays alone watching from behind a tree the predator smiles


| Poem Detail & Comments | by kash poet
Categories: romance,

her eyelashes' flicker


before melting---
her eyelashes' flicker
with my every breath


| Poem Detail & Comments | by Charmaine Chircop
Categories: beauty,

On Rippled Waters Haiku 78

between shapeless clouds the first peak of sunbeams on rippled waters


| Poem Detail & Comments | by Raul Moreno
Categories: nature

Mountain of Regrets

As large boulders weep,
Tears stream down sharp cheeks of stone:
Sobbing precipice.


| Poem Detail & Comments | by Charmaine Chircop
Categories: beautiful,

Haiku -Spring Cherries

cherry blossom He licks fresh sweetness from her lips


| Poem Detail & Comments | by EMMANUEL SAMSON
Categories: death,faith,imagination,lost love,love,nature,on writing and words,philosophy,sea,seasons,song-lyric,time,

STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN

Now my tendrilled soul,
Has found its pergola-- Christ--
To wind its way up....


| Poem Detail & Comments | by Charmaine Chircop
Categories: beautiful,spring,

Haiku 57 about the rose

wings flutter on a moist petal rose nectar


| Poem Detail & Comments | by Joe Maverick
Categories: allegory,

Ode to Sake from Noritake

invert & impassive,

moon reflective like.shadow"

taste blossom; copper chablis..


| Poem Detail & Comments | by Charmaine Chircop
Categories: bird,blue,

Haiku 69-About The Swan Lake

swan lake a feather falls silently


| Poem Detail & Comments | by Michael Dom
Categories: april,children,spring,

1 Cherry blossom haiku

Sakura breathing...
along an old stone footpath
children are laughing


| Poem Detail & Comments | by kash poet
Categories: hope

cherry blossom



cherry blossoms---
the Fukushima sky again
smiling pink


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| Poem Detail & Comments | by Gerard Keogh Jr.
Categories: allegory,imagination,nature,seasons

emerald envoys

emerald envoys
endure chilling reception..
scarlet suffering


| Poem Detail & Comments | by Marty Owens
Categories: inspirational,love,nature

God Loves No Matter How Far

Moon in distant sky, Lights waves, rushing to the shore! Carrying God's Love!


| Poem Detail & Comments | by Marty Owens
Categories: nature,science,time

Terra Firma

Earth playing in space.
Rolling over and over.
Sunrise, sunset, spin!


| Poem Detail & Comments | by Heather Ober
Categories: nature,

haiku 6

pale moonlight 
tints the silent garden--
raindrops glisten


| Poem Detail & Comments | by Leon Stacey
Categories: animals,nature,religion,

Night Owls

Their covenant wings
Like cherubim on alters
Spread out for preying


| Poem Detail & Comments | by Viv Wigley
Categories: autumn,

Autumn

 gently laid to rest
 wafer thin in copper bronze
 fallen ghosts of spring



| Poem Detail & Comments | by Heather Ober
Categories: nature,

haiku 7

the Big Dipper
catches falling stars--
crickets sing


| Poem Detail & Comments | by Rickie Elpusan
Categories: natural disasters,

knee deep in N'awlins

tempest stomps her feet
as she shakes her liquid skirt
knee deep in N'awlins


| Poem Detail & Comments | by daver austin
Categories: life,love

LAST THOUGHT - haiku

when my time comes round
let my last thought be loving
with soft light abound


| Poem Detail & Comments | by Viv Wigley
Categories: beauty,flower,

Spider web

filigree shimmers
sunlit dewdrop tiara
graces summer rose


| Poem Detail & Comments | by Jeremy Martin
Categories: dream,

Moth

"Moth" 

The night shivers out
Hymns upon lonely gray wings 
They drift like a sigh 


| Poem Detail & Comments | by Regina Riddle
Categories: butterfly,inspirational,nature,

Butterfly Bush

Purple butterfly
Bush grows weary with it’s load
Covered with gold wings


| Poem Detail & Comments | by JAN ALLISON
Categories: flower,

SIMPLY SUBLIME

exotic orchids tropical beautiful blooms sensual allure 20th January 2015


| Poem Detail & Comments | by Raul Moreno
Categories: faith,inspirational,sea

Voice of Truth

Ocean waves cry out,
From the center of the sea:
With faith to reach land.


| Poem Detail & Comments | by didi oguejiofor
Categories: nature

Little flower


 You look so lonely
    Sitting out there in the green
       A beauty to see


| Poem Detail & Comments | by daver austin
Categories: nature

AUTUMNAL WHIMSY

AUTUMNAL WHIMSY

a late blooming few
rose leaves with mottled silver
autumnal whimsy


| Poem Detail & Comments | by Raul Moreno
Categories: nature,sea

Poetic Waters

Hummed poetic waves,
Soothing whispers of the sea;
Calm reciting surge.


| Poem Detail & Comments | by Vassilis Comporozos
Categories: allegory,philosophy,places,

By the waterfalls

Happy solitude.
Waterfall of dreams crashing
upon my heart's gates.


| Poem Detail & Comments | by James Inman
Categories: bird,poets,

Feathers

ink through calamus
the poet feathers his art
with plumes of bird songs


8/13/2015


| Poem Detail & Comments | by Tahera Mannan
Categories: nature

Awaiting Admittance Haiku

a gentle dew drop
slides softly down the petal
awaits admittance


| Poem Detail & Comments | by Tim Ryerson
Categories: nature,

Long-Leaf Pines

muddy, dying pond
green confronts cloudless blue sky
my dog sniffs and snoops


| Poem Detail & Comments | by Sara Kendrick
Categories: nature,

spring rain

spring rain overnight dragging winter's chill.. the butterfly


| Poem Detail & Comments | by james knox
Categories: nature

cumulus

Puffy cotton ball
Sails across deep blue background
Angelic vision


| Poem Detail & Comments | by L. M. K.
Categories: addiction,desire,longing,

Haiku 2

he has needy eyes
too much is never enough
always on the hunt


| Poem Detail & Comments | by James Fraser
Categories: nature

Golden Gowns

Autumn's door opens Golden vistas await us Summer sleeps once more


| Poem Detail & Comments | by Joseph Spence Sr
Categories: animals,nature,places,

The Caking Dust

Ending a hot day
On the back of a lizard
Crusty desert dust


| Poem Detail & Comments | by Laura Mckenzie
Categories: nature,seasons

Gifts from the creek

Nature’s euphony   
Water trickling over stones
Lucid  hues beam spring 


| Poem Detail & Comments | by Charles Henderson
Categories: childhood,

alphabet soup

a small boy's
head in alphabet soup --
catching a few zzz's


| Poem Detail & Comments | by Carolyn Devonshire
Categories: nature,uplifting

Showering 'Neath the Falls

Purifying drops
Cascade down the maiden's back
'Neath the falls she bathes


| Poem Detail & Comments | by harry horsman
Categories: nature,

Rainbow Ride

A sky bridge
of reflective rain drops...
Crows glide under.


| Poem Detail & Comments | by James Marshall Goff
Categories: love

JASMINE

wishful petals bloom
dance upon my memories
soothing scents of you


| Poem Detail & Comments | by harry horsman
Categories: nature,daffodils,

30th JANUARY 2016

fearless daffodils
awake to a brand new day
thrush hastens with nest

© Harry J Horsman 2016


| Poem Detail & Comments | by James Fraser
Categories: nature,sea

Orange Horizon

Orange horizon Ripens, as waves graciously Caress, shores of life



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