Random words of reflective thoughts. Love & light, Trace xoxo Prose, poetry, and Haiku. Haiku poems consist of 3 lines. The first and last lines of a Haiku have 5 syllables and the middle line has 7 syllables. Flash fiction is a fictional work of extreme brevity that still offers character and plot development. Identified varieties, many of them defined by word count, include the six-word story, the 280-character story (also known as "twitterature"), the "dribble" (also known as the "minisaga"; 50 words), the "drabble" (also known as "microfiction"; 100 words), "sudden fiction" (750 words), flash fiction (1,000 words), nanotale, and "micro-story". Some commentators have suggested that flash fiction possesses a unique literary quality, in its ability to hint at or imply a larger story.