Happy Haiku Day!
Haiku, the Japanese art of storytelling in seventeen sounds. The most common format is seven, five, seven. But it isn’t mandatory. Read, Write, Have Fun!
Hi, Koo! written and illustrated by Jon J Muth (2014)
friendly, tumbling, panda
play with Koo all day
fall, winter, spring, summer
Won-Ton: A Cat Tale Told in Haiku written by Lee Wardlaw and illustrated by Eugene Yelchin (2011)
Won Ton, shelter cat
pretends not to care but loves
his boy and his home.
Guyku: A Year of Haiku for Boys written by Bob Raczka and illustrated by Peter Reynolds (2010)
What do boys like to do?
Fly kites, Climb trees, Build.
Pretend, Pound, Pitch, Puddle-jump!