National Haiku Poetry Day

National Haiku Poetry Day

A single spring day
When our nation celebrates
Haiku Poetry

Expect more 17-syllable silliness. April 17th is National Haiku Poetry Day. April is National Poetry Month and today is the 17th (get it?).

Need English-language haiku more frequently than one day a year? Robot poets find them daily in the pages of the New York Times:

Times Haiku

More:

“Robots not replacing humankind, just writing haikus for Tumblr,” Kirsten Reach, mhpbooks.com

“Not an April Fool’s joke: The New York Times has built a haiku bot,” Justin Ellis, Nieman Journalism Lab

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Image (“Woman with iPad, after Hiroshige”) by Mike Licht. Download a copy here. Creative Commons license; credit Mike Licht, NotionsCapital.com

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