Hokku is an early word for Haiku. Haiku is a very short form of Japanese poetry in three phases. Traditional Haiku consist of 17 “syllables”, in three phases of 5, 7, and 5. Look closely at this quilt pattern and you will see the 5, 7, 5 represented in the blocks and their placement. Full color pattern. Quilt is made with Northcott's Stonehenge Haiku Collection. Quilt finishes at 87" x 94 1/2".