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

Manieren van zien, elke week een nieuwe worp – dwang van de haiku. #twaiku #aandacht

Altijd maar iets doen. We maken nooit de keuze het maar te laten. #twaiku twitter.com/jjvpeperstrate…

@MutemiWaKiama @wmnjoya @WanjeriNderu @wanjirunjira @WMutunga @johngithongo @Ayielar @alaminkimathi @NdungiGithuku @GabrielDolan1 @DrRoselynAkombe The people are not tired , the people have not yet learnt their lesson ..at least not yet. A time will come but that time is not now.... #twaiku #twajishangilia #PeoplesMarchToStatehouse

Het land moet bestuurd mantra van een vale macht die weer in slaap sust. #twaiku #notulendebat twitter.com/MyrtheHilkens/…

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@eddy_terstall @OlifaNT Een mega-primark is een handig vehikel voor zielloos dédain #twaiku #primark

ᅠ sous ᅞmécaniqueᅞᅞᅞbout brumeᅞᅞᅞrompantᅞvigueur ᅠ ᅞᅞᅞVosgesᅞfleuveᅞfûtsᅞlentes ᅞjourᅞᅞheuresᅞᅞmouillée ᅞguéᅞᅞᅞruse ᅠ ᅞᅞᅞᅞvirguleᅞiciᅞᅞparmiᅞparᅞdes ᅞᅞpourᅞlentzᅞᅞᅞmènentᅞpasᅞsans ᅞde faitᅞᅞçaᅞᅞpuisᅞᅞsousᅞdans #twaiku 4 Lenz