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not all 3-line micro-poems are haiku-poems: It's not the fulfillment & distribution of of a 5/7/5 syllabic count that makes a haiku, esp in English.
Besides, the poem is not the form; the form is not the poem: the form is in service to the poem.
Haiku is one breath. This example by Nick Virgilio:
off the moon
Haiku are usually free of literary devices such as simile: "thin as an unstruck match,"
Yours is a micro-poem, with characteristics of the Metaphysical(Baroque) Poets.(and maybe I will speak of it as a metaphysical micro-poem at a later sitting)
It's alright that it isn't a haiku-poem - it's just that not all micro-poems are haiku.
You might possibly filter out a poem of haiku aesthetics.
Here's the most comprehensive link I know of: https://www.thehaikufoundation.org/
Also, Haiku isn't titled - top-heavy.
If a poem, of any length, is a tip of the iceberg - then a haiku-poem is a tip of the tip.
in the spirit of creativity