Jack Kerouac

(12 March 1922 - 21 October 1969 / Lowell, Massachusetts)

Haiku (Birds Singing...) - Poem by Jack Kerouac

Birds singing
in the dark
—Rainy dawn.

Form: Haiku


Comments about Haiku (Birds Singing...) by Jack Kerouac

  • (1/12/2019 9:01:00 PM)

    I'm sorry, Jack Kerouac. I love you, but your Haiku is a fail. Line 1-presents a problem. Line 2- solves it. Line 3- shows thankfulness. (Report)Reply

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  • (1/12/2019 8:49:00 PM)

    Leaves are crispy brown.
    If only sweet rain would fall
    Leaves would smile again
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  • (1/12/2019 8:40:00 PM)

    This is not a correctly written Haiku. Line 1-pose a grievance or issue. Line 3- thankfulness. Line 2- connects both and 3. Line 1 and 3-five syllables. Line 2- seven syllables. (Report)Reply

    (3/11/2019 10:27:00 AM)

    I always knew the traditional syllable count, but did not understand the structure further than that. Or that this was the only " type" of haiku anyway.

    (3/11/2019 10:26:00 AM)

    Can I ask you something? Are you speaking of the traditional haiku? Because I have read there are many different versions of the haiku. I would like to understand this more efficiently.

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  • (11/19/2018 12:45:00 AM)

    Lovely one...............................10 (Report)Reply

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  • (8/21/2018 6:50:00 AM)

    The sun is a ball
    It shines in the sky so bright
    It is a fires flame
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    (1/12/2019 8:42:00 PM)

    Nice Haiku and correct form.

    (8/21/2018 6:51:00 AM)

    I like it Alan F

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  • (8/7/2018 3:00:00 AM)

    Life is filled with work
    But it also needs some fun
    Make some time for that
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    (1/12/2019 9:04:00 PM)

    Nicely written, you are almost there

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  • (8/1/2018 5:11:00 AM)

    violet greenfield knows
    she is supposed to be a
    super-confident
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  • (7/9/2018 11:12:00 AM)

    Friendship is a good thing and topic (Report)Reply

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  • (7/4/2018 6:53:00 PM)

    A mourning dove
    Lights in the oak tree
    Calling another night
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  • Mahtab Bangalee (6/28/2018 5:00:00 AM)

    Birds singing call me
    From the dark of crude forest
    Twit and Twittering
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  • (6/5/2018 7:02:00 PM)

    That’s beautiful! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! (Report)Reply

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  • (5/11/2018 9:24:00 AM)

    I dont get it (Report)Reply

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  • (4/6/2018 3:44:00 AM)

    Up under her
    Wondering hearth, haughty feet
    Decision, me for her
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  • (1/27/2018 2:42:00 AM)

    HAIKU: Enjoy This Moment / For This Will All Be Over / Before You Can Blink. (Report)Reply

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  • (1/18/2018 1:10:00 PM)

    I hear it sprinkling
    Outside for me, I see it
    Sprinkling there for me
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  • (1/8/2018 4:13:00 AM)

    HAIKU: The Shape Of Water / Resembles The Shape Of God; / In Physical Form. (Report)Reply

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  • (12/20/2017 5:57:00 PM)

    Singular Snowflakes/ Ultimately Deliquese/ Into One Water (Report)Reply

    (12/20/2017 6:33:00 PM)

    Singular Snowflakes/ Ultimately Deliquese/ Into One Water

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  • (12/4/2017 8:03:00 AM)

    Birds singing
    in the darker
    -Rainy dawn. ohhhhhhhhh, nice poem, i really enjoy this poem, thanks for sharing.10++++
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  • (11/30/2017 8:49:00 AM)

    AAAAAA ELITA KFChhhhhhhhhhhhh (Report)Reply

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  • (11/27/2017 5:08:00 PM)

    Ppooooooooppppppppppppp ffffffffffffffffffffooooooooooorrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr nnnnnnnnnnnoooooooooorrrrrrrrrrrrrrrreeeeeeeessssoooooooonnnnnnnnnn! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! an I coel zo lic diz comet n stutt (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 1, 2004

Poem Edited: Tuesday, July 26, 2011


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