Clay

Cool, soft to the touch
Smooth, yielding and flexible
You can create much

 

An original haiku by
Khor Hui Min
19 July 2014

 

Poetic style

This poem is a rhyming haiku. A haiku does not actually have to rhyme, but if one fancies a challenge, try rhyming line 1 with line 3.

A haiku consists of 3 lines and 17 syllables. Each line has a set number of syllables.
Line 1 – 5 syllables
Line 2 – 7 syllables
Line 3 – 5 syllables

To read up about haiku, visit the Young Writers’ Website.

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About khorhmin

Khor Hui Min thinks of life as a continuous learning process and believes in a healthy balance in work and life. She is a freelance writer, who is active in publishing poems and short stories. She moonlights as a facepainter for the Malaysian Nature Society, and also enjoys creating and carving pottery. She has a Bachelor of Computer Science and Master of Science (Environmental Science). You can read more of her writing at https://projectprose.wordpress.com/ and https://huiminskitchen.wordpress.com/
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