Inspired by the accidental poetry found buried in the FT, Poynter is now taking submissions for the best journalism haiku.

We're looking for original submissions that tell us a little bit about your experiences as a journalist, reporter or producer. Ever felt the need to express your newsroom struggles in verse? This is the time to let your inner Lin-Manuel Miranda take center stage and experiment with those big, flowery words that your editor always deletes.

Submissions will be open until Friday; the best five poems (as determined by our news team) will be published on, and their authors will receive some complimentary Poynter swag. Each poem should contain three lines, with a 5-7-5 syllable pattern. They don't need to rhyme.

To get you started, here are a few samples bred by the imagination of the bard at Poynter, Roy Peter Clark (seriously, he has a piano in his office):

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Send us your submissions here. Can't wait to read them!