What’s a haiku? A poem in 3 lines with a set number of syllables per line. Usually about nature, but in this case, we’re writing about living adventurously.
Nothing like a haiku to hone your thoughts. For someone like me who loves to use lots of words and hand gestures to convey meaning, distilling thoughts into limited syllables is a hair-greying experience.
I challenge you to try your hand at it! It’s a great exercise to sort your thoughts. I’ll post all haikus on this page, including your name (unless you wish to remain anonymous).
My requirements are not strict: 3 lines, with each respective line having 5/7/5 syllables.
Here’s an example of a classic one:
An old silent pond…
A frog jumps into the pond,
splash! Silence again.
Here’s mine on living adventurously:
explore your unknown
face those ugly fears with grit
own your challenges
Now go for it!
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