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,Β  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

two deadlines have passed does that mean i re-missed it? bad puns strike again! #HaikuChallenge REMISS #WritingCommunity #poetry #haiku #PunKu

new business name Torus Doughnut Shop seems to have nice ring to it #vss365 #haiku #punku

RT HaikuRambler: He chose to study Roofing repair to prepare For the here rafter #HaikuChallenge (prepare) #haiku #senryu #PunKu

The artist's drawings Were stolen, they've vanished, now Gone without a trace #vsspoem (vanish) #haiku #senryu #PunKu

RT HaikuRambler: When the carpenter Arrived he definitely Made the best entrance #hangtenstories 1344 (entrance) #haiku #senryu #PunKu

The auctioneer looked Around the entire room with Forbidding glances #hangtenstories 1346 (glance) #haiku #senryu #PunKu

The auctioneer looked Around the entire room with Forbidding glances #hangtenstories 1346 (glance) #haiku #senryu #PunKu