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A Sijo

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings – InForm Poet:  Sijo “Sijo is the classic form of unrhymed poetry in Korea. Sijo have three long lines. Each line varies between 14 and 16 syllables, with the middle line the longest. The first line … Continue reading

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Sijo

Written for:  Poems of Garden Gnomes – Form Friday:  Sijo Sijo is the classic form of unrhymed poetry in Korea. Sijo have three long lines. Each line varies between 14 and 16 syllables, with the middle line the longest. The … Continue reading

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A Sijo*

Written for:  Carpe Diem Tokubetsudescu #57, Sijo, the ancent *Sijo share a common history with haiku and other Japanese forms. Sijo is a modern term for a Korean style of lyrical poetry, originally called tanga (literally, “short song”). The sijo strongly … Continue reading

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Conversation On Roses

  Rosebuds dried brown and crackled before they could fully bloom. I overheard expert advise a woman to cut where three leaves joined, even if buds were present.  I pruned my rosebush, watched it flourish.   Written for:  Carpe Diem/Sijo

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