National Park Haiku for the 101st Birthday

August 22, 2017Rocío LowerNPF Blog

Flex your poetic chops and join us in celebrating the National Park Service’s 101st birthday by sharing your favorite national park tips and memories in haiku form!

How many can you create?

One hundred and one
Years of great service and care
Let us celebrate

Tell us park stories
And favorite memories
By sharing haiku

Use #Parks101
And include #FindYourPark too
To post your best thoughts

More than a b-day
Parks 101 is our theme
To showcase the breadth

Which lesser-known gems
Did you learn from and explore?
Help others know too

Nature and culture
The National Park System
Is this and much more

These historic sites
Seashores, monuments, and parks
Belong to us all

What great tips and tricks
Would you convey to others?
Tell us your best ones

Just waiting for you
Over four-hundred to see
Go and find your park

Comments

Skies so deep / Quiet, almost painful to hear / “The geography of hope”
Fred
Bell
Cuyahoga is / The very best Ohio / Has to show us all
Maggie
Skultety
Moonlight night so dark / Starry starry starry joy / On the grand canyon rim
Maggie
Skultety
Many sights around / So much glory for our eyes / Witness it always
Becky
Taylor
Glacier Bay NP: thundering blue ice / wall rising out of the mist / azure radiance.
Matthew
Harris
Governors' Island NM: My harbor island / Shade on quiet streets and walls / Sea breeze, watching sails
Zoe
Strassfield
First light sweet chill / Desert day of delight begins / Painted rock, vibrant blooms await
Margaret
Rhyne
Legs sore from driving / three junior rangers in lead / a chase for the wild
Adam
Fromme
Alluvial Fan / Mountain streams and waterfalls / Life changed forever.
Jeremy
Moore
Sleeping Bear Haiku: Sand in toes we climb / Each step a world of wonder / Sleeping Bear awakes
Lexi
Eagles
Man versus metal / Body and brain both broken / It's not a good mix No matter your ail / National Parks have your cure / Water, earth and air Thank you N.P.S. / My medicine is nature / You've given me life
Ken
Bereski
Words fail/exquisite/Denali
Kristine
Abshire's
Parks celebrate life / Precious life from days of yore / Urging us to care
Alix
M

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