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

Do the climbers who Stand atop the world's highest Mountain ever rest? #HaikuChallenge (atop) #haiku #senryu #PunKu

When I arrived at The weight loss clinic the crowd Had really thinned out #vsspoem (weight) #haiku #senryu #PunKu

He devoured donuts And Swiss cheese as part of his Holistic diet #366FF (devour) #haiku #senryu #PunKu

The garden gnome that's Atop the sundial is a Little short on time #HaikuChallenge (atop) #BraveWrite (garden) #haiku #senryu #PunKu

The murderer had Heartburn, likely from something The assassinate #vsspoem (murder) #haiku #senryu #PunKu

The capricious priest Was at odds with nuns who were Creatures of habit #BraveWrite (capricious) #366FF (creatures) #haiku #senryu #PunKu

He wondered why the Baseball was getting bigger And then it hit him #Sunthing (write something incorporating wonder/awe) #haiku #senryu #PunKu

Marijuana shops Find they get new customers From good reeferals #hangtenstories 1278 (reef) #haiku #senryu #PunKu