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

The math teacher's book On division went straight to The remainder bin #microprompt 1290 (bin) #haiku #bin #PunKu #mathisfun #Mathematics

He just assumed that Most dog biscuits were made out Of collie flour #microprompt 1289 (dog) #haiku #Dog #PunKu

The new movie on Hot dogs could turn out to be An Oscar Wiener #microprompt 1289 (dog) #haiku #dog #PunKu

After fracturing Elbows in barroom brawls he’s Avoiding those joints #hangtenstories 1146 (fracture) #haiku #fracture #PunKu

I wish I could write all about her “naughty part” I’m not feeling it #haikuchallenge naughty #haikuLust feel #punku

Arthur’s minions had Insomnia so the king Had some sleepless knights #scifaikusaturday (sleep) #haiku #sleep #PunKu

The math teacher has Six kids so he really knows How to multiply #HaikuChallenge (really) #haiku #really #PunKu

stomachache follows judicious amounts of pie eating just desserts #yummythough #punku #haikuchallenge

We all just want to Belong but often it seems That we come up short #HaikuChallenge (just) #haiku #just #PunKu