A haiku is a special type of short poem.
You select the specific type of poem you want to create (for instance, a haiku, villanelle, sonnet, and so on).
The first line of a haiku has five syllables, the next seven and the last line has five.
Different poetry styles are also endemic to certain locations such as the famous Japanese haiku.
Does this mean you should compose your own sonnet or Haiku?
If you are suffering from heartbreak, the technical challenge of a haiku can sometimes shake you out of your feelings long enough to let you focus on the positive, even the absurd.
Marc Sobel won honorable mention in a haiku competition that was featured on the Daily Show with John Stewart.
Haiku is Japanese, the Rondeau French while the Ode dates back to Greek and Latin forms of poetry.
For something even more interesting, the makers of the site have a haiku section where haiku are written about popular movies like 12 Monkeys and not-so-popular movies like Bad Lieutenant.
With a watery translucence, the Haiku series provides a quiet color palette in a 5-inch modular format.