Writing short form poetry produces finished poems quickly while working on longer poems that take multiple edits. They are also good for therapy: when you are down-in-the-dumps, a quick impromptu haiku works wonders to remind of God’s beautiful nature, a healing force.
Cinquains are close in form to the tanka. The five line stanza has a syllable count of 2, 4, 6, 8, 2.
Some view dandelions as weeds, I don’t.
Dandelions Yellow sun, it's scent left imprint under my nose. Chain two four six eight and tie two again.
Have a blessed weekend!
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