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National Haiku Writing Month starts in February 2015

March 2011 NaHaiWriMo Writing Prompts

 

Selected by Alan Summers, Bradford-on-Avon, England

 

The following prompts are much redacted from extensive information that Alan provided each day, often with elaborate commentary, appropriate website links, and more. My apologies that I’m not able to present all the information Alan provided.

 

1

hare

2

hair

3

ewe

4

yew

5

meetings and partings

6

transitions and timeflips

7

water

8

items of clothing

9

regret or regrets

10

first movie (as a child)

11

something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue

12

Japan experience or earthquake/tsunami

13

moves and movement

14

openings

15

tests and examinations

16

travel, adventure, or holidays, long or short

17

St. Patrick’s Day, something green, something Irish

18

Red Nose Day

19

dark gothic (by Mark Brager, guest prompter)

20

sounds, smells, and small spaces (write a haiku from a nonvisual perspective or rewrite a visually biased haiku of yours into one that is from a sound/smell experience)

21

trains and train stations, and other journeys

22

all things childhood

23

food

24

a piece of furniture

25

first crush

26

first love

27

waiting

28

bureaucracy

29

memorable car trips

30

water

31

skin