Ways to Write Seed Pack Poetry Part 2

Haiku poetry is a Japanese form of poetry with a total of 17 syllables often arranged in three lines of 5–7–5 syllables.

Cherry Blossom Haiku Seed Pack Poetry Photo by Yuki Nakamura on Unsplash

These short poems often pack in sensations to quickly create an image.
Basho Matsuo, the most famous poet of the Edo Era (1603 and 1867) in Japan wrote this haiku about cherry blossoms.

A lovely spring night
suddenly vanished while we
viewed cherry blossoms

There is an online syllable counter that can be helpful in writing haikus. https://www.haikusyllablecounter.com/

Nasturtium Papaya Cream Mix (Burpee)

annual dazzling
blooms rub seed with sun and shade
emerge in summer

Nasturtium Dwarf Jewel Mixed Colors (Ferry-Morse)

Ruffled fragrant light
delicate yellow, orange,
scarlet sprinkling well

Nasturtium Jewel Blend (Botanical Interest)

Bling your jewel grace
salad flowers edible
charming basket sow



Found poetry for April 20, 2022 National Poetry Month Poetry Challenge

“We all think we know what will make us happy: more money. A better job. Love. But psychologist Sonja Lyubomirsky says happiness doesn’t necessarily work like that. This week, we explore why happiness often slips through our fingers, and how to savor — and stretch out — our joys,” is the Hidden Brain topic in “You 2.0 Where Happiness Hides.”

Here is some found poetry with poems taken from the words in this podcast.

Love, Passion and reality poetry by Kimberly Burnham, Photo by Daniel J. Schwarz on Unsplash

A Mismatch Between

Our expectations
reality love marriage
experience love

That happens passion
turn to companion love is
beautiful real

Good relationships
incredible honeymoon
best friend period

tend to last couple
overcoming hurdles get
together excite



Kimberly Burnham

Writer, Poet, Ekphrastic Writer-in-Residence, Nerve Whisperer, Brain Health Coach, Author of The Traveling Brain: Illuminating Peace Poetry in 5000 Languages.