Ensnared Syllables – Part 3 #Haiku #Poetry

A haiku written by Lee Sonogan

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Note: The following haiku will be the introduction to my first haiku book coming soon! Working title: Ensnared Syllables: A Collection Of Haikus Written By A Blog Writer

In a certain way, it’s the sound of the words, the inflection and the way the song is sung and the way it fits the melody and the way the syllables are on the tongue that has as much of the meaning as the actual, literal words. – David Byrne

Tetrad in outro!

Heptade septenary sum;

Plunge away intro!

Like any art, what is the most imprisoning thing is also the most delivering thing. If an actor knows he only has 12 syllables in a line, the challenge is, ‘How can I interpret the meaning and contain it without going one syllable over?’ – Derek Walcott



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