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National Haiku Writing Month starts in February 2015

June 2012 NaHaiWriMo Writing Prompts

 

Selected by Alison Williams

 

1

Where you are: birds or animals.

2

What’s wrong? All things off-key, askew, false, unsatisfactory, or wrong in any way.

3

What’s not wrong? Let’s look on the positive side today.

4

Older women.

5

The moon.

6

Listen carefully. Today’s prompt is quiet sounds.

7

Where you are: plants, flowers, trees or any growing things.

8

Taste, but not of food or drink.

9

The space between.

10

Men, especially older men.

11

Touch, especially textures.

12

Rain.

13

Unpleasant or scary things.

14

Generate your own personal prompt today by going to http://creativitygames.net/random-word-generator and click the 1 button to get your word.

15

Local buildings or statues or other manmade things.

16

The human body or parts of it. Optional extra stretch: See if you can make your haiku work as a four-liner.

17

A season on another planet.

18

Signs.

19

The dark side.

20

Light. Optional extra: Use exaggeration or hyperbole.

21

Smells, aromas, odours, scents.

22

Look up for inspiration.

23

Underwear.

24

Something that isn’t there. The absence of something.

25

Home.

26

Lines.

27

Something small, a detail.

28

A joke or joking.

29

White.

30

Free choice of local theme.