A haibun is a prosimetric work that utilizes a combination of prose and haiku segments. A haibun may only have one of each or it may have alternating segments for as long as the writer so desires. The form has seen many iterations and is now an internationally recognized literary form.
Haikus are a short, unrhymed form of poetry that originates from ancient Japan. Although early haiku poem themes typically revolve around nature, it expanded its subject especially in the 19th century when writing haikus was revitalized.