Writing Haiku/Tanka Poem

Haiku is unrhymed poetry that originated with the Japanese. 
Haiku is usually three lines of verses having 17 syllables.
Haiku form of writing is 5, 7, 5 syllables consecutively.
Haiku is normally poem about changes in seasons and nature.
Haiku dates back to JP 1899.

Format used:
First line – five syllables
Second line – seven syllables
Third line – five syllables

Poem example:

Red sunset eyes fixed
wind rage, rain cascading down
eyes set wait finish

Tanka is like Haiku in that it is also unrhymed and is of Japanese origin.
Tanka is usually five lines of verses having 31 syllables.
Tanka structure of writing is 5, 7, 5, 7, and 7 syllables consecutively.
Tanka dates back to JP 1917.

Format used:
First line – five syllables
Second line – seven syllables
Third line – five syllables
Fourth line – seven syllables
Fifth line – seven syllables

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