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Posts tagged ‘Haiku Style’

Give Me Space

Written in response to 2020 April PAD Challenge: Day 2 over at Writers Digest.

The prompt word is Space.


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Don’t stand close to me

Please back up and give me space

Six feet is needed

© Susan Zutautas 2020

Isolation Better Than Death

The following was written in response to Reena’s Exploration Challenge.


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Contagious, brutal

Isolation transcendent

We Must Be Patient

© Susan Zutautas 2020




The warmth of the sun ignites my passionThe smile on your face embraces my heartYour arms that hold me protect me from harmMy love for you intensifies day by day (2)


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Dessert Anyone?

A 2 stanza haiku-style poem about turnovers

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The Bonfire – Haiku-Style Poem

A 99 word, 9 stanza haiku-style poem about a bonfire.

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Booze – Haiku

A three stanza poem about booze written in a haiku-style

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Life’s Ambitions – Haiku-Style

This haiku is written in response to a challenge which can be found here: Diem Weekend Meditation #75 Poetry Archivepoetry

What you do is:

  • Dive into your haiku poetry archive.
  • Choose one and share it.
  • Explain why you chose the one you did.
  • Write a new haiku that goes with the original one.
  • Link it to Carp Diem Haiku Kai.


This is my original haiku which can be found on A Little Bit of Poetry

Moto – Haiku-Style

moto haiku

The main reason I chose this particular haiku is that I find it motivational.

Life’s Ambitions – Haiku-Style

Challenging oneself

Accomplishments feel joyful

Reap the benefits


© Susan Zutautas 2019




Acrostic Haiku – Challenging Myself

I Love a Challenge

Some days I enjoy challenges. Today is one of those days. I’ve written a haiku-style poem in two stanzas’ using an acrostic poetry style.

Haikus, fun to write

Ambiguously exact

Interesting distinct


Kindred parallels

Understanding syllables

Searching, thinking words


© Susan Zutautas 2019

Cold and Hungry – Senryu

A senryu poem or you could call it a haiku-style poem.



Shivering body

Sun shining, needing warmth, food

Sunbathe while grazing


© Susan Zutautas 2019



At Times Life Can Be Rough

This is a Senryu poem. Written in the same way that a Haiku is written. Six stanzas. 5-7-5

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