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When God calls on you,
consider it a blessing;
He calls those He loves
I love spiritual Haiku's ("HI-coo"). They uplift 'the spirit.'
I also love Haiku's that deal with our Catholic Christian faith.
THIS INSPIRES ME.
I decided to dedicate this site to Catholic/Christian Haiku blogs & Tweeters as a resource & 'fan site listing' for others who also enjoy and are uplifted by the same.
Please send this site any Catholic/Christian Haiku blogs/websites or Tweeters that you are aware of so they can be added to this "fan" site.
EMAIL KELLY (ME):
1ROMANCATHOLIC [@] gmail [dot] com & put "HAIKU TIP" in the subject line. Thank you!
Let's pray we can fill the listing up FAST!
WHAT IS HAIKU?
Very very briefly, Haiku is a poetic form and a type of poetry from the Japanese culture. Haiku combines form, content, and language in a meaningful, yet compact form. Haiku poets, which you will soon be, write about everyday things. Many themes include nature, feelings, or experiences. Usually they use simple words and grammar. The most common form for Haiku is three short lines. The first line usually contains five (5) syllables, the second line seven (7) syllables, and the third line contains five (5) syllables. Haiku doesn't rhyme. A Haiku must "paint" a mental image in the reader's mind. This is the challenge of Haiku - to put the poem's meaning and imagery in the reader's mind in ONLY 17 syllables over just three (3) lines of poetry!
There's more, but that's enough for here. I just wanted to post a little something. (◠‿◠)❀
Resources for the inquisitive mind that might want to "join in the fun"~:
- Wikipedia: Haiku
- Haiku Society of America: HERE.
- Webster Dictionary Definition: HERE.
- Raymond Roseliep: famous Catholic Priest (August 11, 1917 – December 6, 1983) who was a poet and contemporary master of the English haiku.
Fr. Raymond Roseliep, please interceed for Catholics so that they interested in and enjoy Haiku poetry! I'd like to see our listings here FULL! =)
Also, I posted a YouTube video called "Lacrimosa" to match the blog theme...push play as you look through the site. It's very peaceful.
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- Remove credit, redistribute.
- Obviously claim as "your own" (stealing).
- Use this code as a BASE code for YOUR layouts.
- Edit/Replace images & text without permission.
- Recommend site to someone whose spirit you think may be uplifted by visiting our site.
- Re-Tweet a link to this website!
- Link to this blog.
- Email me to be asked to be added if you post Catholic Haiku's online.
- Email suggestions of Catholic's Tweeting Haiku's or Blogging: so they can be added!
- TRY making Catholic Haiku's yourself! :) Start blogging or Tweeting it! Post your links here!
- Please feel free to leave a comment, suggestion, or response to anything on this site that you like or think could be better.
You have a license to WRITE CATHOLIC HAIKU'S! ❤
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