Although many times a 5-7-5 pattern is prescribed as a ‘firm’ rule in rudimentary definitions of haiku this is not supported by research, translation, or history, even in Japanese haiku.
Geek that, Bubba! (I am so out of the running...)
"Jelly-belly gigglin, dancin and a-wigglin, honey that's the way I am!" Janice the Muppet