Haiku

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Meaning

A haiku is a poem that is typically about nature and the style of which originated in Japan. The only constraint to haikus is that they must follow a 5-7-5 syllable scheme.

For example:

RG the website
Keeping me awake all night
Working for IQ

Or

You can pull an Ezra Pound and call your work a derivative version of a haiku — he considered “In a Station of the Metro” a haiku.

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