Seasons (A Collection of Six Haikus)

February 17, 2010ishabelle

I notice that a lot of people are fond of writing Haiku. I, on the other hand, write poems about love and, sometimes, society. I think I have written Some Haiku before, but I don’t know where those poems are. I decided to write a Haiku today, just for the fun of it. I came up with one poem, but I felt like one Haiku was not enough. If I can come up with a 20-line poem anytime, surely, a Haiku wouldn’t be so difficult, would it? I tried to write more, and I finally came up with six Haikus. Enjoy, friends! 🙂

Summer’s almost here.
Children are all out, playing,
Having fun each day.

Rainy days are gone.
The sun is shining brightly;
The sky is now clear.

When leaves are golden,
The air is almost frozen.
Autumn has begun.

I touch the cold ice
Falling from a cloudless sky,
This winter, so cold.

Flowers all blooming
So colorful, they all are
Everytime spring comes.


Let’s go to the beach
And roll in the fine white sand
Under the hot sun.

Comments (22)

  • talibhaiku

    February 17, 2010 at 10:33 am

    An imressive collection of haiku there, you should do it more often – they really conjure the imagery of the seasons. I especially liked the 3rd and 4th. Keep it up.


    1. ishabelle

      February 17, 2010 at 11:33 am

      hello, th… thanks for the comment… 🙂 im glad you liked those two haikus… 🙂

  • I.S.

    February 17, 2010 at 10:51 am

    ahh…the beauty of the seasons’ transitions. i love each season and I am usually ready for each one to come just as the previous one is leaving. well, to not have written a haiku in a while i sure can’t tell. well done!


    1. ishabelle

      February 17, 2010 at 11:35 am

      thank you, IS… 🙂 haiku is tricky… it looks so simple, but it really needs a good choice of words… 🙂

  • justmeshakira

    February 17, 2010 at 1:32 pm

    Way to go girl!!!
    I really like them.

    I am still breathless from my workout. lol


    1. ishabelle

      February 17, 2010 at 1:36 pm

      thanks for the appreciation, shakira… im really glad you liked them (considering that you’re good at haiku yourself)…xoxo

      1. justmeshakira

        February 17, 2010 at 1:43 pm

        Lol, I am not good in Haiku but
        I really have fun doing it.

        Ishabelle, want to join Haiku Wednesday?

        I just started browsing for HAPPENINGS in
        the blogosphere,
        just thought you may like to know.


  • ishabelle

    February 17, 2010 at 1:51 pm

    i’d be more than happy to join…. however, im still currently at work and blogspot and livejournal are restricted here…. i won’t be able to visit your blog until i get home this afternoon… 🙂

  • jingle

    February 17, 2010 at 5:44 pm

    great job, fresh and insightful!
    sun, fun, beach, rain, ice…
    they are sense making and remind me of life’s seasons..

    1. ishabelle

      February 17, 2010 at 6:11 pm

      thank you, jingle… it means a lot to get that kind of compliment coming from a poet like you… 🙂

  • brian miller

    February 17, 2010 at 6:51 pm

    thanks for the dash of warmth…notice a few of these are about summer…fueling my desire for warmer weather. nicely done.

    1. ishabelle

      February 17, 2010 at 6:59 pm

      you’re right.. our summer here in the philippines starts in April… I can hardly wait… 🙂

  • gargoylesroost

    February 18, 2010 at 2:03 am

    Beautiful, Isha. Haiku and senryu are my first love and favorite forms of poetry. I think it’s challenging to try and evoke emotion or create an image in seventeen syllables, and you’ve done it wonderfully. Please do more…

    1. ishabelle

      February 18, 2010 at 8:27 am

      why, thank you so much… 🙂 i am glad that you liked them… 🙂 i will try to do more haiku, and i hope that you and the others will like them as well… wink

  • Ray Sharp

    February 18, 2010 at 9:33 pm

    Lovely poems, woman! Haiku is great for paying attention to line breaks and rhythm, making every word count. I love how you use these inseries to bring us around the seasons. After winter, makes me long for the beach.

    1. ishabelle

      February 18, 2010 at 9:40 pm

      thank you for the comment, ray… im glad i was able to take you on a trip via your imagination… 🙂

  • laurenmichelleotheim

    February 19, 2010 at 11:52 am

    These made me smile! I greatly enjoyed them!

    I nominated you for a Sunshine Award!

    1. ishabelle

      February 19, 2010 at 4:10 pm

      thanks, lauren… 🙂 i really appreciate it… you’re welcome here anytime… 🙂

  • Jingle

    February 25, 2010 at 4:31 am

    an award 4 u,
    thank u for supporting Thursday Poets’ Rally week 7.
    cheers, 😉

    1. ishabelle

      February 25, 2010 at 9:47 am

      thank you so much, jingle… and expect that i will always be a supporter of the poets rally… 🙂 you are doing a great job in coordinating with everyone… 🙂

  • shoelessboywonder

    February 25, 2010 at 8:43 am

    Yes indeed a fine piece of work. I have added you to my blog roll so I can continue to check your work, look forward to many more comments from me.

    1. ishabelle

      February 25, 2010 at 9:41 am

      hello… 🙂 thank you so much for your encouraging comment. 🙂 it’s an honor to be in your blogroll.. 🙂

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