Today’s writing prompt: write a haiku.

About anything.

The haiku we write aren’t really the same as what Japanese poets originally produced—if we’re staying true to form, we’d write about pastoral or nature themes in a 5-7-5 syllable pattern.

And there's a little more to them than that, too.

But it’s a fun form to play with.

Here’s one I wrote a while ago. I like it.

Cracks and holes and rifts We think they mean it’s broken; It’s where light gets in

Your turn. Set a timer for 5 minutes and write a haiku. Or lots of haiku. Play with it.

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