What is a punku?

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

A punku or #punku is a three line poem that is structurally similar to haiku and is 17 syllables or less. The “pun” part here is definitely intended, the focus of the poem usually being a play on words. The official creator of the hashtag is writer Demi Newell,  and you can follow her tweets here @DemiNewell.

LIVE PUNKU MICROPOETRY FROM TWITTER
Here are the latest punku micropoems live from twitter.
Twitter hashtag: #punku

Believe it or not, I was addicted to soap. But I am clean now. #punku #poetry #mpy #micropoetry #poems #amwriting #writing #haiku #poet

Peter Pan always Flies because he Neverlands. That never grows old. #punku #poetry #micropoetry #poems #amwriting #writing #senryu #poet

Your nose cannot be Twelve inches long because then It would be a foot. #punku #poetry #poems #amwriting #writing #haiku #senryu #poet

He used to be an Awesome tap dancer but then He fell in the sink. #punku #poetry #mpy #micropoetry #poems #amwriting #writing #haiku

"I am a closer! "In that I make impeachment "Closer and closer!" #Trumpku #punku #NoAHCA

Local bakery Burned down to the ground last night. The business is toast. #punku #poetry #poems #amwriting #writing #haiku #senryu #poet

I made a huge mess In the kitchen. There was so Much thyme on my hands. #punku #poetry #mpy #micropoetry #poems #amwriting #writing #haiku

California. The Land of earthquakes and suntans. Or just, "Shake and Bake." #punku #poetry #poems #amwriting #writing #haiku #senryu

I made a huge mess In the kitchen. There was so Much thyme on my hands. #punku #poetry #mpy #micropoetry #poems #amwriting #writing #haiku

Rappel again "Effrayante Cité de #Tiwanaku & #Puma #Punku - Bolivie 2013." sur YouTube - youtu.be/Uar9UhbU9ow

#WorldPoetryDay Does a Haiku count I do when I write one down And it ends with five #Punku

It was hard for me To figure out how lightning Works. Then it struck me. #punku #poetry #mpy #poems #amwriting #writing #haiku #senryu

The cannibal was Late to the dinner function. Got the cold shoulder. #punku #poetry #mpy #poems #amwriting #writing #haiku #senryu #poet

People who say they Suffer from constipation Are so full of shit. #punku #poetry #micropoetry #poems #amwriting #writing #haiku #senryu

Bought an amazing New broom. Very popular. Sweeping the nation. #punku #poetry #mpy #micropoetry #poems #amwriting #writing #senryu #poet

He wanted to tell Me an amnesia joke but Forgot how it goes. #punku #poetry #mpy #micropoetry #poems #amwriting #writing #haiku #senryu

Can't explain puns to Kleptomaniacs. We take Things literally. #punku #poetry #micropoetry #amwriting #writing #micropoetry #haiku #senryu

He was crushed by a Huge pile of books with Just his shelf to blame. #punku #poetry #mpy #micropoetry #poems #amwriting #writing #haiku