Haiku Wind

a poetry game for the twitter generation

Public Timeline

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summer thunderstorm --
drowning out the sounds of
searching for shelter

by a Haiku God

              

Top Chart

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almost is not quite
i am so close yet so far
one more leap of faith

by a Haiku Apprentice

              

Hall of Fame

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

by a Haiku Daemon

              

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.

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precious memories
time slips away so quickly
on a summer's day

by a Haiku Apprentice

              

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Heavy night rains fell
Fish swim over what was dry
I wade through the flood

by a Haiku God

              

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

by a Haiku Master

              

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!

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spending time with child
the best times of my life now
she is beautiful

by a Haiku Apprentice

              

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peace seeks to settle
it finds no home on the range
no city beckons

by a Haiku Daemon

              

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

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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grass grows frequently
flowers sway in the strong winds
nature calms the soul

by a Haiku Apprentice

              

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naked trees abound
icy chills soar through the air
spring shall renew all

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 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.

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hello world im here
marvelous world is my soul
i want french fries now

by a Haiku Apprentice

              

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forget grumpy gods
benevolent ones remain
just keep on writing

by a Haiku God

              

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

by a Haiku Master

              

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!

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النّفق السحيق بين المزهرية
وارتطامها بالأرض
كيف أقوله

by a Haiku Apprentice

              

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Priest of deep dark pool!
Depths of life and renewal?
or worm on a hook?

by a Haiku God

              

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

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.

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بجروحٍ فولاذيةٍ
أجمعُ شظايا
المنفى الداخليِّ
وأشباحَ التوبَةِ
ومجرّاتِ الخوفِ
وغرَقَ الصحاري.
في لا نهائيةِ زهرةِ السوسن
ترتوي خيولُ النوم.

by a Haiku Apprentice

              

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shucking the oyster
shell of morning - pearly white, promise of rainbows

by a Haiku Devil

              

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

by a Haiku Devil

              

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.