Tag: Haiku

‘Messages‘ is the theme for this year’s National Poetry Day. The event has been running since 1994, although it was only in 1999 that they started adopting annual themes (last year’s was ‘Light’). It’s an excellent opportunity to celebrate the …

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Back in the dim distant past of July I posted a couple of haiku to celebrate the end of term. We teachers return to school today, so I decided to commemorate the occasion, if not quite celebrate it! If you …

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The Japanese ‘haiku‘ is an incredibly deceptive form of poetry.  Simple rules, easy to create, but hard to perfect.  To celebrate the end of the school year, here’s one for the students who will be back in September, urging you …

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