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haiku it up

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For the writing assignment, take a random Dailyshoot photograph and create a haiku using that image. Let the image inspire you to create a poetic haiku. Don't know what a haiku is? The most common form for Haiku is three short lines. The first line usually contains five (5) syllables, the second line seven (7) syllables, and the third line contains five (5) syllables. Haiku doesn't rhyme.

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Cool Hand Luke’s Dinner

This three star assignment was to take an image from the daily shoot and write a haiku about it. After searching through a few images, I chose this one because it seemed the easiest to relate to the western theme. I don’t think I have ever seen a western movie …

Moto-haiku

This assignment was to create a haiku using a picture.  This picture is also featured on my flickr website, so checkout my profile! This picture is of me on a friend’s motocross track.  It was much nicer that day than it is now.  Motocross has been a part of my …

Haiku It Up

This assignment was to create a haiku using a picture that you took. This is a picture I took during the last harvesting season. The haiku will be told through my character’s view.

The air is dusty again

but the dream is so clear

the land is our future…

Little poem, big message!

This haiku was inspired from a photo that I took after a summer basketball workout at Pratt Park in Fredericksburg, Virginia, my hometown! I love this image because my goal to play college basketball was realized when I made the UMW women’s basketball team! The hard work that I put …

Merry go round

This was a random picture of a merry go round that I love along with a haiku that I thought could go with it. I was raining that day and the ride was fenced off like it has been unused for a while.

 

unknown mystery

creepy faces in the …

Bike love

Bike Love Haiku

“Lindy in the Rain” by Bruce Turner

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The rain now has come.?
Wear a swimsuit and ride.
Road bike love.

I wrote this Haiku because I ride in any weather. Unless there is a snow storm and it’s -10 degrees,
you will probably find…

Bike love

Bike Love Haiku

“Lindy in the Rain” by Bruce Turner

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The rain now has come.?
Wear a swimsuit and ride.
Road bike love.

I wrote this Haiku because I ride in any weather. Unless there is a snow storm and it’s -10 degrees,
you will probably find…

DS106 Writing Assignments104 "haiku it up"

The glass of red wine She put her mark onStays there with silence

I took this picture when I went to Bluenote Tokyo which is a pretty famous Jazz bar in Tokyo.
It was my first time to go there, so I was pretty excited about everything, so I even…

DS106 Writing Assignments104 "haiku it up"

The glass of red wine She put her mark onStays there with silence

I took this picture when I went to Bluenote Tokyo which is a pretty famous Jazz bar in Tokyo.
It was my first time to go there, so I was pretty excited about everything, so I even…

I hope I "Haiku it up"ed.

ds106      Haiku it upboushi  mom will get angry.
 I’m told not to buy them, but
 …i love them so much. 

 

? some of my hats I wear in winter.

For some reason,
I LOVE hats.
I’m somewhat addicted to them.
I don’t remember when this began,
but when…

I hope I "Haiku it up"ed.

ds106      Haiku it upboushi  mom will get angry.
 I’m told not to buy them, but
 …i love them so much. 

 

? some of my hats I wear in winter.

For some reason,
I LOVE hats.
I’m somewhat addicted to them.
I don’t remember when this began,
but when…

Lazy Man’s Haiku

Original Photo Before Haiku: LAZY DOG by paddynapper through CC Licensing

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English translation:
Haiku Written by a Lazy Person
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Lazy Man’s Haiku

Original Photo Before Haiku: LAZY DOG by paddynapper through CC Licensing

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English translation:
Haiku Written by a Lazy Person
                                              ABCDE
         …

"Haiku it up" – Fall

     The DS106 assignment called “haiku it up” struck my interest, since I have always enjoyed this type of poem. Also it was interesting to join my fellow classmates in making a haiku. Furthermore, I haven’t made a haiku in a long time, so it was time that I put…

"Haiku it up" – Fall

     The DS106 assignment called “haiku it up” struck my interest, since I have always enjoyed this type of poem. Also it was interesting to join my fellow classmates in making a haiku. Furthermore, I haven’t made a haiku in a long time, so it was time that I put…

On sunny haiku, and morning Pikachu

ds106 assignment on Haiku. This assignment has been getting considerable traction as of late, so although I initially resolved to stay away from it for perceived lack of understanding of what actually makes a haiku tick..
“Here in US schools, we are taught the haiku merely as the formula of…

Spaces: Haiku It Up

From Tokyo we are seeing a nice ds106 activity surge in the Haiku It Up writing assignment created by Shinichiro- what is most lovely is how the author has elaborated on the meaning and structure of haiku beyond just the syllable forumala we learn in grade school here in the…

Haiku It Up (Digital Storytelling Assignment)

My fifth and final digital storytelling assignment is making a haiku in the writing category. Before I present my own piece, let me just explain what the haiku is briefly.
Haiku, known as the shortest form of the poetry in the world, originally started in the 17th century in Japan.…

Don’t worry, it’s just a haiku

A discussion in the comment thread from Nanami’s recent haiku made me think about points raised by several students who’ve submitted Haiku It Up assignments. Native Japanese speaking students have suggested that when written in English their work doesn’t feel like a haiku. This thinking brought two questions to mind:…

Degital Story Telling "Writing"

Make Haiku
Today’s ds106′s assigment is making Haiku.As many people know, Haiku is one kind of Japanese traditional poem.Haiku have very deep system, but it can work for only Japanese language, so this Haiku will be litbit different style from Japanese language Haiku. However, it does not matter!! Today I want to…

Haiku It Up

sounds like a movie title but its not.
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this means the memory I remember is the warmth of the white big landI was inspired by this picture http://www.flickr.com/photos/44101777@N04/4241905167/ by Rubie Bthis picture remembed me the days I had in canadaalthough it was really cold (like -30 in the winter), I…

haiku it up

This is for digital storytelling.Assignment name is Haiku it up.
This picture is what I based for this assignment.
Here is Haiku
“Ice cream!?Are you eatingIce cream!!”
ah, this is not good Haiku at all.I kinda confused how to describe Japanese traditional thing such as Haiku and Waka in English.Don’t you…

Writing Assignment

I decided to try the haiku writing assignment posted by anagahama.  I browsed the DailyShoot Assignments and found this picture, by colin.jagoe.  I think the way the picture was taken makes the tree look like it is sideways, or at least that’s what I thought at first.  Here is what …

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