9 thoughts on “The Weekly Terrible Poetry Contest -Spring haiku

      1. 5/7/5 is a Western take on the traditional haiku. You don’t have to follow that pattern at all. In Japanese, it’s 17 onji or “sound symbols”. They are different from syllables. You’re closer to 12 syllables or 8-12 words in English. 😉

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