Consequence of Peace


Consequence of peace
Releasing resentment


This is in the ‘reverse’ haynaku form, the longest line is placed first and the shortest last. The total is 6 words: 3 in the first line, 2 in the second line, and 1 in the third line.


“Hay(na)ku is a 3-line poem with one word in the first line, two words in the second, and three in the third.

Hay(na)ku is considered a modern poetry genre, first presented in June 2003. According to J Zimmerman, in a traditional Hay(na)ku, there are:

A tercet: 3 lines.
A total of 6 words: 1 in the first line, 2 in the second line, and 3 in the third line.
There is no restriction on syllables or stressed or rhymes.

Multiple hay(na)ku can be chained to form a longer poem.”


© rgb for “On Dragonfly Wings with Buttercup Tea”, 2011

About becca givens

Becca is an artist, poet, and animal communicator. She delights in cooking, nurturing, and sharing a rich spiritual life with others on the Path.
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13 Responses to Consequence of Peace

  1. Olive Tree says:

    I love this. The form makes the poem feels so clean, simple, yet poignant. Straight to the point. I also love that it’s about forgiveness. I’m going to post something either by tonight or tomorrow for Alphabet Thursday about forgiveness, that’s why this post caught my attention right away. Stop by tomorrow or later this week to see it. It’s not a poem, though, but a short essay. You have a wonderful week.


  2. Renee Espriu says:

    Thank you for your explanation! Nicely done, of course, and so much in a few words. Of course, I have written one Haiku only, but love yours. My prose seems to be what I keep coming back to.


  3. jennirey says:

    I just love coming here and learning something while reading beautiful words at the same time.

    Well done my friend..



  4. lolamouse says:

    Cool form! I like it!


  5. o like and thanks for the lesson


  6. Beautiful nuggets of truth! 😀 xx


  7. ladynimue says:

    Well written 🙂


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