Best Haiku Poems

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

See also: examples of haiku poems

Poem Details | by JAN ALLISON |
Categories: snow, winter,


thick blanket of snow snuggling the flowerbeds with a winter wrap Jan Allison 6th October 2014

Poem Details | by JAN ALLISON |
Categories: beauty, loss,


Such precious gemstones Morning dew shines like diamonds God’s tears from heaven Written on 18th February 2 days before my father died Posted 22nd February 2015

Poem Details | by Charmaine Chircop |
Categories: nature,


dark ripples still warm
from sunrise

Poem Details | by kash poet |
Categories: hope,

paper boat

paper boat--
how far will it carry
my child's smile

© kash poet (kashinath karmakar)


Poem Details | by harry horsman |
Categories: nature,


clement moons lose glow...
sun rises dries dewy tears
heart of mist broken

 © Harry J Horsman 2023

Poem Details | by JAN ALLISON |
Categories: sunset,

that Monet moment

pink marshmallow clouds tinted by the setting sun artist mixes oils 11/13/19

Poem Details | by Paul Callus |
Categories: nature,

Dandelion Head

a cluster of dreams
waiting for a puff of wind -
the freedom to roam


A Traditional Haiku Contest
Sponsored by Tania Kitchin

Poem Details | by SKAT A |
Categories: beauty, dream, muse, romantic, sea, together, vanity,


~twice the beauty~

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


Poem Details | by Funom Makama |
Categories: nature, new year, seasons, spring, weather,


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

Poem Details | by Andrea Dietrich |
Categories: romantic, sky,

Beneath October's Sky

flames of desire as I hold my love close. . . the sky has caught fire 8/24/2015 For Line Gauthier's 'Bite Size Poem no17' Poetry Contest

Poem Details | by Regina McIntosh |
Categories: butterfly, inspirational, nature,

Butterfly Bush

Purple butterfly
Bush grows weary with its load
Covered with gold wings

Poem Details | by Andrea Dietrich |
Categories: sea,

as I drift

writing as I drift

   on the ocean's endless blue. . . 

                     my soul over        flows

Poem Details | by JAN ALLISON |
Categories: day, morning, sun,


diamond dewdrops glisten on gossamer threads morning has broken 23rd May 2016

Poem Details | by Susan Ashley |
Categories: beauty, life, nature, river, water, youth,

Waterfalls Of Expectations

spilling mother’s milk
Nature’s bounty feeds her child -
river’s youth fades fast

Susan Ashley
April 29, 2020

~ Fourth Place ~
Premiere Contest: Hi-Ku (5)
Sponsor: Brian Strand

Poem Details | by Susan Ashley |
Categories: flower, imagination, inspiration, muse, nature, night, poetry,

Jasmine - haiku

poet’s jasmine vine

      incense of inspiration

spirit in the night

Susan Ashley
November 8, 2020

~ Poem Of The Day ~
November 10, 2020

Poem Details | by Tania Kitchin |
Categories: appreciation, flower, spring,

spring sunrise

magenta pink sky
songbirds singing melodies -
peony opens

Poem Details | by Kim Rodrigues |
Categories: winter,


cold-cling of Winter
wrapped in sweaters, wound in scarves —
fashion for snowmen


Poem Details | by Sara Kendrick |
Categories: nature,


green caterpillar pupates.... yellow swallowtail gardener's inner joy

Poem Details | by Paul Callus |
Categories: change, wind,

Basho Inspired Haiku

this wind

how it changes direction -

my fickle mind

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Basho Inspired Haiku Contest

© 8th January 2022 

Poem Details | by Susan Ashley |
Categories: beauty, morning, nature, song, sun,

Morning Song Of Praise

'neath buttermilk skies 
my soul on the horizon -
I have found my voice 

Susan Ashley 
April 26, 2020

~ Third Place ~
Morning Praise Poetry Contest
Sponsor: Raul Moreno

Poem Details | by Paul Callus |
Categories: flower, poetry,

A Haiku About A Haiku

toriawase – 

split by a caesura

a rose and her scent

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Poem Details | by Rickie Elpusan |
Categories: nature, seasons,

liquid little stones

liquid little stones
skipping and skittering free
on shared umbrellas

Poem Details | by Carolyn Devonshire |
Categories: natural disasters, nature

Erosion (haiku)

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

Poem Details | by farah chamma |
Categories: art, nature,


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

Poem Details | by david mohn |
Categories: sky, summer,


       summer's lavish brush
canvas stroked in billowed swirls…
    daydreams framed in blue 

           -16 Jun 2014-
             David Mohn