Haiku

A specific type of Japanese poem which has 17 syllables divided into three lines of 5, 7, and 5 syllables. Haikus or haiku are typically written on the subject of nature. The word haiku (pronounced hahy-koo) is derived from the Japanese word hokku meaning “starting verse.”

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Author: Ron Carignan

A retired IT guy who enjoys MINIs and the MINI community. Linda and I bought our first MINI (Chili-S) in November 2003 and have enjoyed motoring on some the best back roads of the Northwest in our MINIs. Linda now storms around in her Paceman and when the sun comes out, you'll see us out motoring in our Roadster.