So what exactly is a haiku? I’m glad you asked! According to the American Heritage dictionary on Answers.com it can be defined as “a Japanese lyric verse form having three unrhymed lines of five, seven, and five syllables, traditionally invoking an aspect of nature or the seasons.”
Learn more about the haiku and its history in our new category of Haiku Q&A on WikiAnswers.com!
WikiAnswers supervisor DavidCary was kind enough to share some wiki-oriented haikus he authored on June 10th in our Poetry Corner this week. Read them below…
A beautiful page.
A vandal scribbles on it.
First post not perfect.
Slow improvement is OK.
Some day — convergence.
Keep out the vandals.
That sounds good, but better to:
Let in helpful ones.
So many questions.
Some of them are life-changing.
Others not so much.