Veronica Hosking is a poet and poetry editor for Mamazina www.mamazina.com. She lives in Avondale, Arizona with her husband and two daughters. Check out her poem, “Seven Years,” in the anthology, From the Heart. Read more of Hosking’s poetry at http://hosking.gather.com and www.authorsden.com/veronicahosking.
by Veronica Hosking
White Birch standing tall
Stretching limbs above my reach
Holding dreams aloft.
A haiku is a short poem of three lines with a total of 17 syllables. Traditionally, haikus were written about a simple theme like nature. Write your own haiku and post as a comment.
Here are the rules for a haiku:
1st line = 5 syllables
2nd line = 7 sylllables
3rd line = 5 syllables