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For those who don't know what Haiku is, it's a traditional form of Japanese poetry. My first Haiku experience was in Year 10 History class. The idea behind Haiku is that you are supposed to convey the essence of an experience in a simple form.

There are a few basic rules, such as each poem is to be 3 lines long, the first and third line containing 5 syllables, the second line containing 7. There are other rules too but I choose to ignore them for the time being :)

This haiku was prompted by my appalling fuel economy...

Rotation begins,
The fuel rushes in quickly -
Some may even burn.

The starter whizzes,
Engine comes to life quickly -
Toxic fumes escape

Sitting at my desk,
The silence interrupted -
A rotor arrives