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Re^3: Lesson for grasshopper haiku

by zentara (Archbishop)
on Mar 02, 2006 at 15:54 UTC ( #533938=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: Lesson for grasshopper haiku
in thread Lesson for grasshopper haiku

Yeah, I though about "completely contained within" would be better, but I thought it might be stretched to 8. What do you think?

I'm not really a human, but I play one on earth. flash japh

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Re^4: Lesson for grasshopper haiku
by kutsu (Priest) on Mar 02, 2006 at 16:07 UTC

    By my count that could be 7 or 9 mora (English being a much harder language to find mora in then Japanese) but as I was explained within 1 syllable on the second verse is acceptable for an English language haiku. Besides this is perlmonks not poemmonks so as long as it's close and about perl, it's good enough for me. :)

      Ok, back to the original. :-)

      I'm not really a human, but I play one on earth. flash japh

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