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Each week we feature a Haiku of The Week in our newsletter. Here are the past haikus we’ve featured, written by the Michigan community. Want to share your own poetic genius? Submit a haiku to arts@umich.edu. Itís easy ó 5 syllables, then 7, then 5!.



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March Madness is done
April Anxiety? No,
April Awesomeness

Andrea, Engineering '16
Published on April 18, 2013





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We may not have "won"
Yet still we're proud Wolverines
And always victors.

Esha Biswas
Published on April 11, 2013





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The wind is playful
Like a child lost in flight
It dances with me

Andrea, Engineering '16
Published on April 4, 2013





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Operatic tune
Two birds sing in harmony
Teach my heart to soar.

Cammie Finch, LSA Class of 2016
Published on March 28, 2013





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The wind in my hair
I follow the sunny road
Bicycle riding

Anonymous
Published on March 21, 2013





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Wheels are spinning now
Faster and faster they go
You and I won't stop

Johanna Stecher, LSA Class of 2016
Published on March 14, 2013





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Lilacs and lilies
Floating serenely on waves
Wrapped in the moonlight

Jed, LSA Class of 2012
Published on March 7, 2013





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Fluffy wooly lamb
Gently take me to sleep
Teach me out to count

Lisa, LSA Class of 2014
Published on February 28, 2013





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A fading picture
Once in darkness, sparks to light
What is left but love
Gideon Billings, Class of 2016
Published on February 14, 2013





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I'll always listen
With open ears and eyeballs
To Beyonce's voice
Hollis Wyatt, Class of 2016
Published on February 7, 2013





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Gorillas are great
They eat and sleep in the trees
Chest pat chest pat ahh!
Tyra Bandt, Class of 2016
Published on January 24, 2013





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The bruised sun rises
As purplish wounds fade slow
A dusky twilight
Lynn, LSA Class of 2016
Published on January 24, 2013





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Music is beautiful
It cleanses the soul and mind
And opens one's heart
Jelena Rosenberg, Engineering '16
Published on January 17, 2013





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I cannot write things
My brain is not a writer
Look! A shiny bird
Carrie Chaffee
Published on January 10, 2013





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Combustion power
hydrocarbons and O2
CO2, water
Marina Baker
Published on January 3, 2013





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