Wednesday, 11 March 2009

A beach haiku


Sun is shining strong
Sand is squeaky under paws
Smells and fun abound

Kenta, one of Tim's Japanese students, gave a presentation on writing haiku. The first and third lines have to have 5 syllables and the middle line has to have 7 syllables. Tim explained it to me and I thought I'd give it a go. Why don't you?

Life is great when you are writing Japanese poetry.

46 comments:

Juliet Colors said...

That's lovely. Thanks, Ruby! I had no idea what I was going to write about today, and then I saw your post...

Mango said...

Hi coo is very hard to do for the Mango. There is too much counting, but I can enjoy reading yours.

Slobbers,
Mango

Honey the Great Dane said...

Gosh, how clever of you, Ruby, to write a haiku!! I must give it a try...

Slobber, slobber, slob
Slobber, slobber, slobber, slob
Slobber, slobber, slob

How's that?? ;)

OK, OK - I'll ask my human to help me and try again properly later!
Honey the Great Dane

Happiness said...

Ha ha ha! Honey, I love your haiku!

Black Jack's Carol said...

Great idea! Here's mine:

Poetic black dog
Ruby Isabella feels
sun and sand of life

Here's Black Jack's

I sigh and watch you
Please give me my bully stick
It is overdue

Ruby Isabella said...

Four brillant haikus
Great work everybody
I enjoyed them lots

Suzuki said...

Thats furry clever Ruby. Too clever fur me I think!
Big licks to you
Suzuki
xxx

Dughallmor Beagles said...

Ha! Honey's Haiku is great....a woman after our Beagle hearts!

We love your Haiku
Oh it's Wordless Wednesday
But we've done one too!

LOVE that photo by the way :D
Slobbers xx

Matilda said...

Hi Ruby!
I like your haiku! It is great with the nice photo.
Someday I will also try to write haikus.
Hugs
Matilda

Honey the Great Dane said...

OK, here's my 2nd attempt!

I love my blog friends
Their dreams and antics galore
Fill my days with laughs

Slobbers,
Honey the Great Dane

Jean said...

Sun shines in pasture.
Dogs running, playing, spinning.
I don't want to go to work!

Fun post, Ruby Isabella!

Jean said...

And an hour later, I realize I suck at haiku (or I need more coffee) - 'cause I did 5-7-7 instead of 5-7-5!!! Duh!

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