National Haiku Poetry Day

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When Celebrated

Always on the Winter Solstice


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About the Holiday

National Haiku Poetry Day celebrates haiku, a form of Japanese poetry that is a non-rhymed verse genre that consist of 3 lines. The first and last lines of a Haiku have 5 syllables and the middle line has 7 syllables. Many schools and libraries will be celebrating this form of poetry today, this is a great opportunity to learn more about this unique form of poetry.

An old silent pond...
A frog jumps into the pond,
splash! Silence again.
- Matsuo Basho

Gift Guidelines

  • A book of of Haiku poetry
  • Write a Haiku poem for someone

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