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 That spot on your back You cannot reach it to scratch That bitch if an itch

#MYKU: Inconsistency In message and in content Infuriating

#MYKU Expulsion of gas Sometimes so satisfying In privacy, please

#MYKU: Smartphone app alerts And group text conversation Mass-disturbation

#MYKU Gal at the bus stop Can't decipher from her look Story of her book

#MYKU Only one hundred Days remaining till Christmas Wasn't it just Spring ?

#MYKU How many in each ? A couple, few, several One's two, then who knows ?

#MYKU With knees on the floor "I CAN'T TAKE IT ANYMORE !" You scream............but you can

#MYKU Let's whisper all day Listen to what others say We'll be forced to do

#MYKU Simplicity best Complexity overwhelms In all endeavors