nature haiku

Discuss your favorite wilderness related books. Share your favorite poetry, quotes and folktales. Here's your chance to showcase your creative side!
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Re: nature haiku

Post by sparky » Wed Sep 21, 2016 11:12 am

Climbing up talus
At last, I am at the top
This is the wrong ridge!








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Re: nature haiku

Post by rlown » Wed Sep 21, 2016 3:40 pm

Nice one, Sparky! I was leading two others and did that exact thing. :retard:

Two ridges later, we arrived. One guy was a bit ticked off, the other was ticked off at the behavior of the first guy. Ended ok. Now back to haiku..

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Re: nature haiku

Post by illyav » Wed Sep 21, 2016 11:01 pm

Awesome guys, I haven't written much nature oriented poetry, but it's my favorite topic when it comes to poetry. Actually I haven't written much poetry at all lol. I haven't tried Tanka, other formal structures I've tried my hand at are the sestina and sonnet forms. I'll post another nature poem I wrote, hopefully it's enjoyable.

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Re: nature haiku

Post by oldhikerQ » Thu Apr 06, 2017 10:36 am

One I wrote in the distant past:

shoulder straps creaking
stepping deliberately
mountain trails unfold
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I — I took the one less traveled by,
And that has made all the difference.
Robert Frost

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Re: nature haiku

Post by rlown » Thu Apr 06, 2017 4:25 pm

nice.

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Re: nature haiku

Post by zacjust32 » Thu Apr 06, 2017 11:12 pm

Reader discretion advised:

waiting on the log
those five terrifying words
I need more TP

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Re: nature haiku

Post by oldhikerQ » Wed Oct 18, 2017 12:00 pm

Found a list of them that I started years ago.

mountain pass above
yields secrets to persistence
gnarled junipers
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I — I took the one less traveled by,
And that has made all the difference.
Robert Frost

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Re: nature haiku

Post by rlown » Wed Oct 18, 2017 2:56 pm

http://eat-sleep-fish.co.uk/content/201 ... hing-haiku

I had a list of IT haiku, but I lost them 2 decades ago..

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