I met Leonard in at Cave Canem. I had been writing Haiku and wanted to meet the African American Haiku master; we hit it off instantly, and have been friends ever since. Lenard D. LM: I am always trying to do something new with my writing. I take risks with my writing. I am a compassionate writer of contemporary issues, sense of place, interdisciplinary arts, environmental concerns, social justice concerns, family and farming spotlights, the literary movements, imagery-infused writing, musical writing, and textured writing.
Spring Haiku Poems
How to Write a Haiku: Tips for Brief, Beautiful Poems - TCK Publishing
Writing poems is a fun way to relax and get your creative juices flowing. Poems can challenge us to pay more attention to our surroundings and appreciate the little moments even more. But sometimes, you may not have the luxury of time to write more than one stanza, or you may be up for a challenge to practice concise writing. In that case, a haiku might be a good place to start. A haiku is a type of poem with Japanese origins that traditionally deals with nature. It uses a lot of weather or season-oriented words. But the theme of haiku is not only limited to nature.
How to Write a Haiku: Tips for Brief, Beautiful Poems
By Hanna Nelimarkka more by Hanna Nelimarkka. Haiku is probably the most well-known form of traditional Japanese poetry. Its short structure and concise nature has inspired countless people to put their pen on the paper — or their fingers on the keyboard. A well-written haiku is a great example of the art of conveying much while saying very little.
Spring is a time of great renewal. The grasp of winter no longer holds us, and nature reveals incredible beauty. We see budding leavings, opening flowers, rainstorms that showcase rainbows, and the glowing warmth of the sun. These nature poems highlight the loveliness spring. They are written in the form of a haiku, a three-line poem that follows the syllable count of