I find the syllabic requirements of haiku a useful exercise to condense what I’m feeling into the most expressive form of the fewest words possible. Fair warning: I write mostly as a means to process depression and anxiety, so they often aren’t enjoyable. But they’re my little monsters and they’re honest so I love them. <3
These are grouped into three relational categories – relationships with the world, relationships with others and relationship with Self. Click on each heading below to be taken to that group of poetry and haiku.