Haibun Challenge

Haibun

Write a haibun of up to 500 words in the genre or style of your choice. Remember, a haibun has at least one haiku!


A haibun is short, prosaic, writing that has at least one accompanying haiku. Originally from Japan, haibun is now widely recognized and written across the world. This challenge has very few restrictions; we want to see your haibun and we don't care about genre or other parameters! If you're new to haiku and haibun, don't worry! We're here to have fun and no one will judge you. Here's some handy links to help get you started:

Theme: Haibun Word Count: Up top 500 Required Phrase: there is no required phrase Setting: Anywhere Time Period: Any Genre: Any

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  • Ron Sparks

    I love haibun. Can’t wait to read all the awesome entries as they trickle in.