Five syllables first,
then seven come right after,
and five at the end.
This is a haiku,
if you need more description,
pleas just go elsewhere.
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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 16, 2010
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A type of Japanese poetry always 3 lines in length. The lines always have 5, 7, and 5 syllables.
Haiku usually focuses on highly evocative allusions and comparisons, often on the subject of nature or one of the seasons.
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A short, sweet 3 line poem that follows a certain rhyme scheme
Our teacher told us to write a Haiku but I got an F, here's what I wrote.

Five syllable line
A seven syllable line
Five syllable line
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A form of poetry that has a certain format. The format of the poem is, the first line 5 syllables, the second 7 syllables and the third 5 syllables
Haiku About Valley Forge

Washington is cold
I kept his mother real warm
I'm his new daddy
by LAWKdown March 29, 2007
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Noun. A poem in which the first line is five syllables, the second line contains seven syllables, and the third line, again, has five. They do not always have to make sense; they can be about anything.

•Haiku Examples Below•
Fat Man

Fat man sees small door
He knows he cannot fit through
Tears flow free now


Haikus Don’t Make Sense

Haikus are awesome
But sometimes three don’t make sense
by Happi Happy May 24, 2018
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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 10, 2009
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