A short poem where as the first line has 5 syllables, the second has 7 and the last has 5. This form of poetry does not have to, and rarely does make sense.
Haikus are random
They rarely make any sense
El Chupacabra
by Scott Ambershin February 09, 2009
A Japanese form of poetry used by lazy people.
Haiku example:

I like potatoes
They are yummy and filling
Five more syllables
by helioseismology January 15, 2010
A haiku is a poem with three lines, the first time has 5 syllables, The second line has 7. The third has 5.
Haiku's are easy,
but they don't always make sense.
by PeeweeCHic1 May 22, 2010
REAL MEANING::a stoner town on the island of maui. This town has a lot of ganja farmers, which means a lot of young adults and teenagers grow marijauna plants over in haiku. It is East Side, Upcountry!
My plants stay in Haiku!
by Ana<33 September 14, 2008
A short blunt email usually sent in response to a wordy lenghty message.

The haiku conveys evocative allusions often on the subject of workplace policy or to plainly state an opinion or request without cumbersome pleseantries.
Workplace haiku:

Open toed shoes and shorts
are not permitted in the office
nor are halter tops
by mo-yo December 23, 2006
7-5-7 syllable poem in three lines. Below are some examples.
"Learned your ABC's
Learned your birds and bees dummy
Parents hate their kids"

"Achievement Unlocked
Took an arrow to the knee
Sixty Gamerscore"

"My name's Bechreaus
I'm with all the black people in
the back of the bus" <---(I know it's racist)

"What is a haiku?
Urban Dictionary knows!
Oh. That's what it was."
by Russian Pitbull January 10, 2012
A form of Japanese poetry with 17 syllables in three unrhymed lines of five, seven, and five syllables. Almost all elementary english teachers force their students to write a haiku because they are too lazy to teach real poetry.
All haikus are great,
But they don't always make sense.
I got the buttpee.
by <======3 October 12, 2011
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