Today is National Haiku Poetry Day, a day aside to encourage everyone to try his/her hand at poetry.
Haiku poetry is a classical form of Japanese poetry that is non-rhyming and consists of three lines with the following syllable pattern:
First Line – 5 syllables
Second Line – 7 syllables
Third Lines – 5 syllables
These poems are usually inspired by nature, abstract subjects, and individual experiences or events.
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