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A haiku is a poem of three lines consisting of 5, 7, and 5 syllables in that order. It originated in Japan in the 17th century but gained popularity in the west in the early 20th century due to adoption by English language poets such as Ezra Pound.
Haiku are the most fun and poetic way of commenting on life. Turn a mundane statement into an expression of beauty for the ages.
It's easy! Just start typing into the fields above. The "syllabl-izer" will cut you off if you go over the allotted syllables. When you're satisfied with your haiku, hit SUBMIT and your haiku will be published.