April 28
This is a verse form similar to the haiku, invented by Eileen Tabios, and which Vince named! For more on the history of hay(na)ku, take a look here.
The hay(na)ku form is pretty easy. Each hay(na)ku contains three lines. The first line has one word, the second line has two words, and the third line has three words. You can chain hay(na)ku together into multi-verse poems.
Here’s a simple (and admittedly not very good!) example:

Do

you like

writing poems? Yes!

Unlike the haiku, hay(na)ku have no syllable restrictions, so your words can be as long or short as you please. Happy writing!

Then
By Ellie Cook

Things
used to be
so very lovely

Painting
By: Lauren C.

I
love to
paint with you.
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Art
By: Olivia O.

I
Love to
Do cool art.


Before
By: Mina A.

Before
was when
I knew him

Fruit
By: Sara C.

Fruit
Is delicious
makes me smile


Dolphins
by: Emma G.

Dolphins
Dive through
The clear water.

Sarah Kr.
Happiness

Happiness
Takes over
When I’m here


Nikhil P

Hay(na)ku



I’m

in bed.

Don’t wake me.

Lazy

Aaron
Cannot
get to
My big bed

Soup
By Sarah Ki

I
Do hate
Soup as soup


Boring

By:Cyrus B.



Wow this is boring

do i really have to mom

yes, (Mom) i love heavy metal


Soccer
By: Mallory F.

I
Like soccer
how about you?

Soccer
Is fun
Isn’t it fun?

You
Can score
Goals Like Crazy.

Elise S.
WE

We
Sat for
hours starring aimlessly