Haiku

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A haiku is a Japanese poem.In Japanese, haiku are traditionally printed in a single vertical line while haiku in English often appear in three lines to parallel the three phrases of Japanese haiku.Previously called hokku, haiku was given its current name by the Japanese writer Masaoka Shiki at the end of the 19th century. It is commonly used for nature.

Example of Haiku
By: Yosa Buson

Light of the moon

Moves west, flowers' shadows

Creep eastward.