Crediton Creative Writers Group Monthly Meeting

Our monthly meeting this morning. I delivered a session on Haiku, with the members creating their own haiku from a photo prompt. Excellent work from everyone.

Also learnt about origins of this traditional Japanese form of poetry, made popular by Matsuo Basho in the 17th century.

A traditional haiku takes the form of a simple 3 line poem. The first line has 5 syllables, the second has seven and the third line has five syllables again.

The poem is usually concerned with nature and / or the seasons.


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