Consequence of peace
This is in the ‘reverse’ haynaku form, the longest line is placed first and the shortest last. The total is 6 words: 3 in the first line, 2 in the second line, and 1 in the third line.
“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.
Multiple hay(na)ku can be chained to form a longer poem.”
© rgb for “On Dragonfly Wings with Buttercup Tea”, 2011