Voice Listening Haiku 1

It amazes me
That sometimes
I get so crazy
I forget to breathe

Haiku exercise

Hand out cards with Haiku written on them:

It amazes me
That sometimes
I get so crazy
I forget to breathe
 
Go through a range of exercises:

  • say whole haiku in one breath
  • say haiku while stopping whenever natural breath does
  • break into pairs, A says line 1, B says line 2.
  • Say in different moods (sad, angry, confused, comforting, embarrassed, etc.)
  • Say in various tones and pitches.

Invite reflection.

Suggested Uses
  • Move into language and words while holding onto breath and sound learnings