What is a Twaiku?

Micropoetry | Haiku | Gogyohka | Tanka | Senryu | Twaiku | 1-6 lines | 3-10 words

A twaiku is a haiku posted on Twitter, so is limited to 140 characters. Most twaikus would not meet the more traditional definitions of haiku, partly because they tend to miss kidai or kigo, a reference to the season in which the haiku is set. Such a stringent definition also includes kireji, or “cutting word”, a special emphasis on a particular part of the haiku. You might also want to visit twihaiku for more examples.

LIVE TWAIKU MICROPOETRY FROM TWITTER
Here are the latest twaiku micropoems live from twitter, (a few poems may be in Japanese).Twitter hashtag: #twaiku

9: Débris épars d'âme Abandonnés sur ton mur Au creux du néant #CIML01 #Twaiku

⠀ ⠀Who⠀⠀siguiente⠀meurent⠀sauver ⠀ ⠀⠀en⠀⠀⠀peines ⠀⠀⠀⠀not⠀⠀fixed⠀⠀⠀response ⠀ ⠀⠀⠀expose⠀⠀missing ⠀⠀⠀⠀finally ⠀ ⠀⠀piensa⠀⠀for⠀⠀polen ⠀ #twaiku

Walking through the mall; watched dad make his toddler laugh; dropped phone and screen cracked. #twaiku

Valentinstag - sie schenkt eine Rose voller Dornen #haiku #twaiku #haikuaday #haikuchallenge

Weekend Weekend is over Time to come back to Lit Block I just cannot wait #UMLitBlock #twaiku

#UMLitblock A Typical Monday Long sleepy Mondays I really need some coffee The clock slowly ticks #twaiku

Sitting here in class And thinking of a poem This is all I got #UMLitBlock #Twaiku

There was a chicken She enjoyed to play football She hated to sweat #UMLitBlock #Twaiku

Teacher What are we doing Sitting in the big classroom Learning how to teach #twaiku #UMLitBlock

Mondays come to fast That's okay, it's Lit Block Day Time to have some fun #UMLitBlock #twaiku

Taal is als huizen. In menigerlei woorden wil je niet wonen. #twaiku #taalis

Winter evening - softly snow is falling on old ashes #haiku #twaiku

Winteravond - heel zachtjes sneeuwt het op de oude as #haiku #twaiku

9. #CIML01 #Twaiku Soleil paresseux Drapé d'une robe de pluie Ne voit l'arc-en-ciel

un matin brumeux apparition spirituelle voici la Merveille #CIML01 #twaiku pic.twitter.com/kwugrkdyBJ

rien ne pardonne ce retard inexcusable la honte sur moi #CIML01 #twaiku

@ciml_cimele #CIML01 #Twaiku 9 Échange entendu Sentiments à fleur d' écran Suit, lit, écrit...liens

@ciml_cimele #CIML01 #Twaiku 9 Déesse des abeilles Séducteur super - héros Éphémère magie

@ciml_cimele #CIML01 #Twaiku 9 Essaim illusoire Espace intergalactique Les étoiles s' étiolent ✴

@ciml_cimele De Bleu et de rose Sur les rails nous glisserons Vif comme l'éclair #Twaiku #CIML01 *de retour en ouigo*

bouffées de chaleur et tirées à quatre épingles les fleurs hivernales #CIML01 #Twaiku #haiku @ciml_cimele