What is a myku?

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

On twitter you may come across poems appended with the twitter hashtag #myku. From what I understand, a myku is a poem very similar to a haiku, but not necessarily following the rules. A haiku with your own personal twist… a myku.

Here are the latest myku micropoems live from twitter. Twitter hastag: #myku
(some tweets below may not be poems)

#MYKU: Covid Trick-or-Treat Sealed candy bags, nice and neat Handed out with tongs

#MYKU: New Supreme Court Judge Please rule fairly, Miss Amy Without agenda

#MYKU: I've carved aplenty Those Jack-o-lantern entrails Electric prevails

#MYKU: Great time for braces While masks are on our faces Hiding wonky teeth

#MYKU Just to be silly Eeny, Meeny, Miney, Moe They named the puppies

#MYKU: And so it begins As truncated as it is OSU football

#MYKU: Another debate Civility or berate Candidates combat

#MYKU: Teeny rain sprinkles Dance gingerly on my face But lack snowflakes' grace