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Old 07-28-2009, 04:52 PM   #14
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Originally Posted by dr.benway View Post
wikipedia says it has to be 3 lines
here's their example

古池や蛙飛込む水の*********

This separates into on as:

furuike ya
(古池 や)
(fu/ru/i/ke ya): 5

kawazu tobikomu
(蛙 飛込む)
(ka/wa/zu to/bi/ko/mu): 7

mizu no oto
(水 の *********)
(mi/zu no o/to): 5

Translated:[7]

old pond . . .
a frog leaps in
water’s sound

I never knew about this, needless to say, I love it.
dr benway
never knew about haikus
lived in a cave

 
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