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.