Nature’s Caress

I had my sixteen-year-old daughter select a writing prompt from my 1000 Writing Prompts book that my husband bought me. She chose prompt number 423.

423. Write a haiku about nature.

A haiku is a traditional Japanese three-line poem with seventeen syllables, written in a 5/7/5 syllable count. They often incorporate imagery of nature.

A photo I took standing in the middle of a small wood at a local park while looking up through the treetops towards the sky.
Looking up through the trees -photo by me

Nature’s Caress

The beauty I see
As with her loving caress
Nature surrounds me

I’ve chosen to release this poem today because it’s Japanese Culture Day, and a haiku seemed a lovely way to honor such a beautiful culture.

Do you have a haiku to share? Leave a link to your haiku in the comments section.


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