Triangle ‘Haiku’ Challenge

Here is something to keep your brain active on these rainy, indoor days: an online ‘Haiku’ Challenge! 

The rules are simple. A 3-line poem consisting of 5 syllables in the first line, then 7 syllables in the second, and 5 syllables in the third. It can be as serious or silly as you like. Put your poet hat on, write one and send it to us at

We’ll put together another post in a few days with all the haikus from subscribers.

Here are some the Triangle committee came up with:

I know we need rain
But I want to go outside
Sunshine tomorrow?

Dams and tanks brimful.
At risk of farmers’ ire, I’ll
Call it now – enough!

Slowdown in Sydney
Furious, frantic movement
Bows to Covid’s curse

Drumming on the roof
Penetrates the burnt landscape
Enabling spring

Knead sourdough bread
Pandemic panacea
Giving rise to hope

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