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Haiku Poem
For this contest you are challenged to write a Haiku poem. Haiku is a form of poetry that only uses three lines. A popular format is to have the first line contains five (5) syllables, the second line seven (7) syllables, and the third line contains five (5) syllables but a strict syllable count is not required.

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Featured Poems


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Take A Chance on Life To
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The Will To Live
by country ranch writer

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In chaos lies the truth we cannot speak
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The Maelstrom
by Fleedleflump

from 41 reviews.

Some of God's creations.
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Beauty Defined
by Willie P. Smith

from 24 reviews.

An Ubi Sunt Contest Entry
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from 16 reviews.

A short review of everything.
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Everything
by victortouche

from 18 reviews.

Do You know the answer
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Resolve This Puzzle
by country ranch writer

from 17 reviews.

My Bipolar Head
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Colors
by Ramona Agin

from 21 reviews.

haiku club prompt - 'freedom' SENRYU - used picture given
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from 15 reviews.

A No Rules Contest Entry
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Junebug
by C2

from 28 reviews.

A Lesson in Forgiveness
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His Cloak of Compassion
by Cindy Decker 2

from 22 reviews.

A story in a poem ~ changing times
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from 31 reviews.

I wrote this before she graduated from High School.
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My Michelle ~ Our Miracle Baby.
by Debi Pick Marquette

Featured Stories


from 41 reviews.

Fireworks for the weekend
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The July 4th Affair.
by Terry Broxson

from 6 reviews.

A mildly sci-fi, wildly erotic, slightly horrifying tale
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The Contours of Sparks
A contest entry

from 7 reviews.

Dinary and warriors are off to the Wastelands
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from 16 reviews.

The ending for now.
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from 16 reviews.

Sherriff Sam pays Alexandra a visit.
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Quiet Lawyer Chapter 13 C
by barbara.wilkey

from 21 reviews.

The threesome breaks free-temporarily.
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from 15 reviews.

What exhilaration to see the gratitude on someone's face
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from 22 reviews.

Debate Coach, Life Coach.
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Maridell Fryar
by Terry Broxson

from 31 reviews.

Bessie has some fun!
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The Return Chapter 27
by sandramitchell

from 10 reviews.

Or; conscience-wrestling for the monetarily minded
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from 7 reviews.

Childhood memories from our Front Portch
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from 19 reviews.

Chapter 14: The Orphan's Tale
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Well Received Poems


from 14 reviews.

Second in series on my TBI, directly addresses accident
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After the TBI, Part II
by Theodore McDowell

from 22 reviews.

A story in a poem ~ changing times
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from 19 reviews.

In the fourth major flood disaster
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Rescue
by Wendy G

from 12 reviews.

A nighttime lullaby
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Calling It A Day
by Debbie Pope

from 17 reviews.

My Bipolar Head
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Colors
by Ramona Agin

from 18 reviews.

Kyrielle Poetic Form
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Satin Moon
by Sugarray77

from 16 reviews.

A short review of everything.
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Everything
by victortouche

from 14 reviews.

Celebrate with me with the
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Milestone cake
by Wendy G

from 13 reviews.

three line poem
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The Language of Dreams
by Erika Seshadri

from 13 reviews.

Rispetto for a world traveler writer...
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Well Received Stories


from 12 reviews.

Changes in growing old
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Old-Age Charade
by Verna Cole Mitchell

from 6 reviews.

A mildly sci-fi, wildly erotic, slightly horrifying tale
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The Contours of Sparks
A contest entry

from 7 reviews.

Childhood memories from our Front Portch
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from 12 reviews.

What happened
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Yesterday
by Wendy G

from 14 reviews.

contest entry
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~ Are We Alone? ~
by Jannypan (Jan)

from 8 reviews.

A father who travels a lot on business awaits his plane.
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Daddy's Girl
by Carol Hillebrenner


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