Examples of haiku in a Sentence
He has written many beautiful haiku.
Recent Examples of haiku from the Web
His famous frog haiku, translated into dozens of languages, captures the subtlety of the watery region: The old pond;A frog jumps in—The sound of the water.
Assembled with haiku-like precision, director Temirbek Birnazarov’s bittersweet chamber drama is based on a short story called The Old Man and the Angel by Talip Ibraimov.
Not only did a duck's greeting call include five to seven notes in descending order, the feeding call and comeback call also sounded like haiku.
Like a perfect haiku, the Pop Art exhibit at the Margulies Collection says a lot with so little.
The five-note series used in many duck calls reminded me of the first line of a haiku.
The haiku-like simplicity of Alexander’s lyrics, paired with the storytelling quality of Markham’s music, made this an instant bit of musical theater.
Seafan90 (online comment) Poetic season Your Mariners haiku for today:
Bonus gratitude haiku: raceAhead dream team, data queens Stacy and Grace.
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A haiku is an unrhymed Japanese poetic form that consists of 17 syllables arranged in three lines containing five, seven, and five syllables, respectively. A haiku expresses much and suggests more in the fewest possible words. The form gained distinction in the 17th century, when Basho, a Japanese poet considered the greatest practitioner of the form, elevated it to a highly refined art. It remains Japan’s most popular poetic form. The Imagist poets (1912–30) and others have imitated the form in English and other languages.
Origin and Etymology of haiku
First Known Use: 1902See Words from the same year
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