Jay's Saturday morning haiku - 6
The English form of the traditional Japanese Haiku includes any or all of the following:
- The use of 17 syllables, in the form of three lines, with 5, 7 and 5 syllables respectively. Some haiku may employ 10 - 14 syllables, but 17 is traditional.
- The use of a season in the poem.
- The use of a "cut word" or punctuation to set off and compare two images.
We all hang our heads.
It is so hard to save face –
When it’s in our hands.
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