Rabbits in Snow, a Gogyohka

 

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Rabbits roam

snow in fields newly

green share dandelion profusion

glow yet sun melts away

cowslips gather ice.

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© Lemuel

16 April, 2018

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Notes

Gogyohka Poetic Form

  • This poetic form was conceived by Enta Kusakabe. Gogyohka means “five-line poem” in Japanese. It’s related to the tanka form.
  • This form was developed during the mid-twentieth century.
  • The Gogyohka has very simple rules: The poem is comprised of five lines with one phrase per line.

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NaPoWriMo 2018

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Thank you Enta Kusakabe

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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