Acrostic Haiku - New FormSunny days,Acrostic Haiku - New Form7 years ago in Other More Like This
Palpable by all,
In the end,
Nature is dry and
Gaia is salt
I have created an extremely difficult variation of the haiku. Yes, some will not like it, but I assure you: this is no walk in the park. Like the regular Haiku, this form also incorporates the 3-5-3 or the 5-7-5 syllable rule. However - to add a wonderful twist - I've blended the form of poetry known as Acrostic to the mix. In the past, I've found that the Acrostic form of poetry is one of the most easy forms of poetry to take on, so I decided that I wanted to make it a little harder. I think I've succeeded in that venture.
Continuing with the rules of the Acrostic Haiku, you must realize that only words that consist of 3, 6, 9, 12, etc letters can be used in this form. If you use say an 8 letter word, your last haiku/stanza will not be complete, because you'll end up with a 3-5 or a 5-7 instead of t