288days until
National Haiku Writing Month starts in February 2015

September 2011 NaHaiWriMo Writing Prompts

 

Selected by Johnny Baranski, Vancouver, Washington

 

1

calendar

2

the weekend

3

sunrise

4

tennis or games

5

picnic

6

school days

7

vacation memories

8

hunger and thirst

9

city life

10

darkness and light

11

love (however, this being the 10th anniversary of 9/11, you may want to strike out on your own)

12

moon viewing

13

luck

14

use the following as any one of the three lines in your haiku: “asphalt jungle”

15

inspired by Cara Holman: write a haynaku (a haynaku is a haiku hybrid of six words with one word, two words, and then three words in each of the three lines; for more information, visit this site)

16

mountains

17

Margaret Rozenberg has generously offered her artwork for creating haiga; go to her Facebook page, download a piece of her art that you like and use it to create a haiga (please be sure to credit Margaret in your piece)

18

river

19

an animal of your choice

20

beach

21

peace

22

sunset

23

autumn (or if you’re down under, spring)

24

children

25

autumn flowers (or, if you’re down under, spring flowers)

26

circus

27

harvest

28

celebration

29

ends

30

beginnings