Haiku Wind

a poetry game for the twitter generation

Public Timeline

points: 0       |       this haiku home

fragrance of mowed grass
commingling with oppressive
summer afternoon

by a Haiku God

              

Top Chart

points: 23       |       this haiku home

beautiful flowers
what do you want me to say?
would you prefer truth?

by a Haiku Daemon

              

Hall of Fame

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i ran with the wind
until the wind out ran me
now i will follow

by a Haiku Master

              

The Game

Haiku Apprentice

Voting power: 1

When you first open the app, you are assigned the rank of Haiku Apprentice with a voting power of 1.
Voting power is the number of times you can vote for a single haiku.

points: 2       |       this haiku home

Veiled in summer mist --
sparkling dewdrops, warbling birds.
Am I hidden too?

by a Haiku God

              

points: 23       |       this haiku home

the pin rolls over
pressed, the dough rises and falls
now to cut biscuits

by a Haiku God

              

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I talk in haikus,
Some call me an oddity,
Do you talk like me?

by a Haiku Priest

              

Haiku Journeyman

Voting power: 2

When the total number of points for all your haiku (including negative points) - your score - reaches 5, you become Haiku Journeyman with a voting power of 2. Note that you can fall down from any stage (except God) if your total score falls below your current stage's limit!

points: 1       |       this haiku home

if you are the scorched earth,
then I will be the warm rain.
together, we heal.

by a Haiku Apprentice

              

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envy your talent
alas, I am just myself
that must be enough

by a Haiku God

              

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Dry cough reminds me
To show pity for my cats
When they have hairballs

by a Haiku Priest

              

Haiku Master

Voting power: 3

When the total number of points for all your haiku (including negative points) reaches 15, you become Haiku Master with a voting power of 3.

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you're an MRA?
dude, just 'cause girls want rights
doesn't mean you're oppressed

by a Haiku Apprentice

              

points: 20       |       this haiku home

a sycamore sways
each firm, limber branch and leaf
waves at nature's strength

by a Haiku Apprentice

              

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I smile at strangers
I like to see their response
Sometimes they smile back

by a Haiku Master

              

Haiku Priest

Voting power: 4

When the total number of points for all your haiku (including negative points) reaches 30, you become Haiku Priest with a voting power of 4.

points: 2       |       this haiku home

stretched out on a bed
of buttercups, napping cat --
lazy summer day

by a Haiku God

              

points: 20       |       this haiku home

my haikus were lost
replaced by another's junk
back to apprentice

by a Haiku Daemon

              

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Cuddling my dog
Her warm fur and calm heartbeat
Soothe me into sleep

by a Haiku Devil

              

Haiku Devil

Voting power: 5

When the total number of points for all your haiku (including negative points) reaches 50, you become Haiku Devil with a voting power of 5.
You can start to remove haiku you don't like single-handedly!

points: 0       |       this haiku home

zigzagging purple
asters poking through
chilly summer morn

by a Haiku God

              

points: 20       |       this haiku home

melodious birds
greyhound trotting at my side
snow melting away

by a Haiku God

              

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Your paws rub your eyes
You yawn and your fangs glisten
Best friend, snuggle close

by a Haiku Devil

              

Haiku Daemon

Voting power: 6

When the total number of points for all your haiku (including negative points) reaches 75, you become Haiku Daemon with a voting power of 6.

points: 2       |       this haiku home

Retail is bedlam
Rude customers should be shot
I want a raise please

by a Haiku Apprentice

              

points: 19       |       this haiku home

a tawny owl hoots
red eyes widen fearfully.
a spot of blood cools

by a Haiku Devil

              

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I think the hard part
of dying might be having
to live through the end

by a Haiku Priest

              

Haiku God

Voting power: 7

Finally, when the total number of points for all your haiku (including negative points) reaches 105, you become Haiku God with a voting power of 7. You are all-powerful and omnipresent in the Haiku World, and your score does not matter anymore: you will remain God for ever and ever.