Haiku is considered by many one of the most important forms of japanese poetry.
Haiku is, a 17-syllable poem consisting of three units of 5, 7, and 5 syllables. Some recognised masters of haiku are Basho, Yosa Buson, and Kobayashi and Issa. Feel free to add a favorite poem from a master or one of your own.
Teacher walks so slow.
Embers fall from trees aflame
Sweeping, his waist twists.