Character

 





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Contributions to character

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This is in Hay(na)ku form.

“Hay(na)ku is a 3-line poem with one word in the first line, two words in the second, and three in the third.

Hay(na)ku is considered a modern poetry genre, first presented in June 2003. According to J Zimmerman, in a traditional Hay(na)ku, there are:

A tercet: 3 lines.
A total of 6 words: 1 in the first line, 2 in the second line, and 3 in the third line.
There is no restriction on syllables or stressed or rhymes.

Variations:

In the ‘reverse’ haynaku, the longest line is placed first and the shortest last. The total is still 6 words: 3 in the first line, 2 in the second line, and 1 in the third line.
Multiple hay(na)ku can be chained to form a longer poem.”

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Image:  European Artist T White

© by rgb for “On Dragonfly Wings with Buttercup Tea”, 2011

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About becca givens

Becca is an artist, poet, and animal communicator. She delights in cooking, nurturing, and sharing a rich spiritual life with others on the Path.
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7 Responses to Character

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  2. Renee Espriu says:

    Love this and the image here.

  3. terri0729 says:

    Cool!! I loved it and I might be able to master this one, thanks for the inspiration! Blessings and love, Terri

  4. neha says:

    beautiful verbal structure becca:)

  5. Love the structure and your words…it is a form I’m I am unfamiliar with, but I think I will try it.

  6. Joni says:

    I think I knew this at one time, but I’m glad for the reminder about the structure for this type of poetry…thanks!

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