Poetry Challenge #10 -- Winter Haikus

Fluffy

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Intermediate, Adept, Advanced
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Male, Female
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Science fiction, fantasy, supernatural modern, romance, horror, apocalyptic, Star Wars universe, superpowers, historical, all things bizarre, grimdark, tragedy, melodrama.
Winter Haikus



What is a Haiku?

A fairly short poem, actually. A haiku must be written in 3 lines, each with a certain amount of syllables. The first line has 5, the second line has 7, the third line has 5. You cannot have more or less. Many people have difficulties writing these, but this is a great time to learn and practice! If you want, make it look pretty using BBcodes.

Why winter?
Seasons are one of the simplest things to write about when making a haiku. Also, winter will be ending soon. May as well write about it until I nail you with poetry challenges about spring. ;)

Nice... May I have an example?
Absolutely!

Snowflakes falling down
They make blankets on the ground
It's sparkling outside
 
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Spaceguitar

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Writing Levels
Give-No-Fucks, Advanced, Prestige, Adaptable
Preferred Character Gender
Male, Primarily Prefer Male
Genres
Syfy, Fantasy, Modern, Magical, Horror
I'll probably come up with a few more, but here's some to start the challenge off!



Gust of wind, white blur
Winter's heart opens to us
A chilling embrace.


Coming with the cold
A shifting weather, mood, heart
All warmth forgotten.


Frost and chill and cold
The heart of winter brings these
Warmth sought in the hearth.
 
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Katla

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Across Von Wald’s pond
An icy numbness sets in
A colorless day

Sleeping in Tuesday
A fadeless haze escapes through
Reaching only cold
 
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Sakura

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I can see snowflakes
like spring blossoms fluttering
in this winter land

<3

 
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Anglkate

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Powdered sugar falls
My tongue outstretched catches it
The taste of winter


 

Hydronine

The Murrstress
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Adept, Advanced, Prestige, Douche, Adaptable
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No Preferences
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Scifi, Fantasy, Modern, Magical, Horror, Noir, apocalyptic, Grimdark, yaoi, yuri, anything really.
Snow is wonderful
The white blanket that covers all
Little powdered flakes​
 
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ashjaygrass

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Sharp chill of cool air
Snowy white flakes blanket us
The silence is still
 

Falcon

Adventure Finder
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1-3 posts per week
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I have a shifting work schedule, so My online times will be random.
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Adept, Advanced, Prestige, Adaptable
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Male, Female, No Preferences
Genres
Fantasy, scifi, futuristic modern, fantasy modern, Action/adventure, Mystery, Fan-based,
The chill of the wind,
Grey clouds blanket overhead,
I guess this means snow
 
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Laggy Lagiacrus

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Nose and ears are red
I am shivering too much
I really hate this
 
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Jae- The nonexistant

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The biting cold blows,
The snow falls so brightly now,
A blanket of white.
 

Ashi

Cat Lady of Questionable Sanity
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1-3 posts per week, One post per week, Slow As Molasses
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Adept, Advanced, Adaptable
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Male, Female
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Action-adventure, adult characters, alternate universe, anime, crime drama, cyberpunk, darker themes, drama, dystopia, eastern, edo, epic quest, fairy tale, fantasy, feudal, futuristic, grimdark, heian, high fantasy, low fantasy, magic, modern, modern fantasy, modern scifi, paranormal, psychological, romance, scifi, supernatural, urban fantasy.
Snowdrop

Tiny little snow drops fall,

Gracing with silver a world,

In waiting for melty snow.



Voice of Winter

Ever so softly,

Snow taps against my window,

The voice of winter.
 
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OlympusBlood

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Primarily Prefer Male
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Slice of Life, Fantasy, Modern, Historical Fiction, Horror, Zombie Apocalypse, Futuristic, I'm pretty adaptable, I like stuff to do with family and friendship
White snow drifting down
In the lonely street of dreams
Winter has begun
 
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Ligeia

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A cool breezy sense
Snowflakes fall slow like feathers
White and frozen bliss
 

noodle

Accidental Pyromaniac
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Most of the time MST
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Preferred Character Gender
Primarily Prefer Female
Genres
Mideval Fantasy (LOW fantasy), SciFi, Modern/Superhero, Dystopian
So bitterly cold.
Eyelashes gather flakes,
Cheeks radiate pink.​
 

PoetLore

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Romance, Fantasy, Tudor, Historical, Magical
Frosted branches gleam
Moonlight dancing on snowflakes
As snow falls gently
 

Doctor Jax

Lord of the Mice
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Male, Female, , No Preferences
Genres
Fantasy, Scifi, Urban Fantasy, Horror
The snow overflows
the very tops of my boots.
Now my socks are wet.

A white blanket spreads
between the sentinel trees
unbroken and pure.