27 thoughts on “Haiku, or: Rhyme”

  1. Lovely, David.
    purple creeping thyme
    sublime chartreuse green lime thyme
    over time they climb
    Until my stomach they make
    Home via a soup or stew ❀😊

  2. Very nicely done! There are no rules that say a haiku can’t rhyme just that Japanese poetry usually doesn’t. Now I understand that there are some Chinese forms that require rhyme (and it is pretty complex -so I haven’t given it a try- yet)… I think that this is a prime example of “poetic license”!

      1. I occasionally write them at the end of a haibun – I think that’s coming up on dVerse tonight in fact, so watch this space…

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