Morning Mist.

What is Haiku?

Haiku is a very old form of Japanese poetry, written in the format of three lines and consisting of no more than 17 syllables (5-7-5). Japanese haiku usually has a seasonal reference, where the more modern English-Language Haiku, which evolved from the Japanese Haiku doesn't. The English-Language haiku may consist of three lines with fewer syllables and it doesn't require a seasonal reference.

In writing haiku, one is supposed to find the 'awe' of an experience and try to convey it to others. Haiku isn't about rhyming or the use of metaphors. Rather, it's a writer's way of encouraging us to see beyond the obvious.

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Marilyn (

Mystic garden
Provides camouflage
For playful gnomes

By Sharon (

Flowers are drooping
Dew is heavy on the ground
Cool mornings are here


Sun rises later
The day is warm and sunny
Sunset comes early


Leaves are brilliant
With colors of the sunshine
Grass is turning brown


We take down the screens
Put away porch furniture
Wait again for Spring

By Joy (

foggy bottom road
nestled in the trees so green
the squirrels eat the nuts

By Amy (

in morning mists, sun
illuminates golden fern
and wakes the forest


after the night chill
morning sun warms the forest
burns away the fog


Autumn spirit fog
creeps thru dark, silent forests
sun sends it away

By susi (

Foggy morning mist
Embracing the colorful
Autumn foliage.

By Doris (

early hues of fall
mushroom hunting anyone?
summer drifts away


pumpkin craft fair time
hike the woods with dog today
find some fall foliage


buy Indian corn
hot tea awaits at home
favorite spiced mug

By Phyllis Ann (

His Brush (haiku)

Autumnís neon hues
paints heaven with amber light
sweeps of His pure brush

By Marilyn Terwilleger (


By Mikey (

misty morning -
the soft mossy carpet is
swept with fronds of gold

Marilyn-Lara (

Early morning mist
feeds the flower and the bush
better than the storm


Gentle, tender mist
nurtures in a subtle way
that a storm cannot


what could be better
than to have your nourishment
' caressed into your soul

By Bob (

Berries and seeds ripening
Glistening full pods wavering
Heavy with morning dew


Fall colors showing
Yellows, oranges and some nice reds
Leaves turning yellow


Early morning mist
Gives dew covered plants a sheen
Waiting for maples


Early morning mist
Quiet and beauty prevails
Relax smile enjoy


The summer climax
fall colors in morning mist
natureís own artwork

By Tom (

You were my heart's "place"
In summer's green, now
My hued mist private fall nook.


He waves His hand and
Turns a hot green world
To an autumn fairy land

By Norma (

soft gray morning mist
like the cloud of unknowing
can reveal the world


forest of autumn
follow a trail of bread crumbs
heart will find itself

By Cottage Lady (

The morning sneaks in.
Quietly, not to surprise.
Wrapped up in the mist.

By Swampetta (

A new dimension
is drawn by the morning fog
the wilderness knows it.

By Emiliano (

Autumn is coming
See the new bright colors
Surprise it is fall


Soon colors will awe you
Coppers reds and yellow more
Watch in reverence


Mist in the morning
Heavenly in appearance
Mystical like

By Brier (

Moment of silent
Meditation stillness reigns
In morning mist.


You can see her breath
Morning cool - loitering dew
Misty baptism


Anoints her subjects
Loyal woodland fern and fir
Receive her blessing.

By Diana Mercedes (

Misty morn; Fall colors
with bravado brightening
the woods with splendor!

By Mary Carter Mizrany (

Morning mist hovers
Damp and dewy she coolly
Retreats revealing


Captive trees. Elusive mist
Escapes woods
Sun hot on her trail.

Another set By Diana Mercedes (

Autumn Is Nigh

Out in the Country


Back to School Memories (several authors)

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