Have Fun Writing Haiku & Get the Kids Writing Too!

Sharing a Halloween haiku and writing tips from Bette!

Bette A. Stevens, Maine Author

Write a Halloween Haiku & Get the Kids Writing Too!

Black Cat HALLOWEEN Haiku BAS 2019

Midnight—our fabulous, furry feline—inspired me to write BLACK CAT, a Halloween haiku (Haiku: a Japanese-inspired three-line: 5-7-5 syllable poetry form) and design a poster to go with the poem. Kids love illustrating their poetry. This Halloween post is shared in loving memory of our amazing Miss Midnight. 

What’s inspiring you this Halloween?
Brainstorm your list and get writing.
Have fun—don’t forget to get the kids writing too!

Here are some Writer’s Tricks(literary devices found in every writer’s toolbox) I used to create BLACK CAT. These tools can set a mood— they make writing and reading memorable and fun.  Check them out and see if you can discover where I used them in my poem.

Read on to find out more about these literary devices.

BLACK CAT

Black cat waits, watches…
Stalking tricksters in their webs.
Spiders are her…

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  2 comments for “Have Fun Writing Haiku & Get the Kids Writing Too!

  1. 10/16/2019 at 9:26 pm

    Thanks so much for sharing, dear Eugenia! 🙂 xo

    Liked by 1 person

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