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How to Create a Haiku in English | Colleen Chesebro ~ Fairy Whisperer

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The evocative lines of a true haiku avoid simile and metaphor. (I just learned.) Get more haiku how-to from Colleen Chesebro…

The evocative lines of a true haiku avoid simile and metaphor. (I just learned.) Get more haiku how-to from Colleen Chesebro…


“…I’ve had a few questions on how to write the different poetry forms. I thought I would start with the Haiku first because it is one of the most powerful poem structures we have to express deep emotions. The brevity of the structure (5/7/5) causes the poet to choose their words carefully…” ~ Colleen Chesebro

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JoAnn Chateau

JoAnn Chateau likes progressive politics and loves the canines. She sometimes writes fiction about Chester (the Alpha Bichon) and his friends -- with a dash of humor and dab of Poli-Sci. JoAnn's views and insights are tinted by her past profession in Counseling, Christian theological studies, and Library and Information Science training. Retired now, JoAnn enjoys the creative life.

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