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Sunday, January 13, 2013


The Sedoka is an unrhymed poem made up of two three-line katauta
 with the following syllable counts: 5/7/7, 5/7/7.
A Sedoka, pair of katauta as a single poem,
may address the same subject from differing perspectives.
Katauta is an unrhymed three-line poem with
the following syllable counts: 5/7/7.

Example Poem

Getting Trained

Baby learning speech
"Lo, Papa", points down to floor.
I look for object on floor.

"No, grandpa", say mom.
The baby wants you closer
She wants you to "Stand there please."

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