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Play Parcheesi. Place piece,
pachyderm, pente paces —
Pause. Pick pensively.

© rl busséll 2018 – All rights reserved

Alphabet Haiku Challenge

  • Every word in the haiku must begin with the same letter

When written in English, it generally follows the syllabic pattern 5-7-5

  • Haiku/Senryu Poetry – Here is an in-depth description of Haiku/Senryu Poem (also called human haiku) is an unrhymed Japanese verse consisting of three unrhymed lines of five, seven, and five syllables (5, 7, 5) or 17 syllables in all. Senryu is usually written in the present tense and only references to some aspect of human nature or emotions. They possess no references to the natural world and thus stand out from nature/seasonal haiku.

4 comments on “P Haiku

  1. Wendy says:

    Playful praise!

    Liked by 1 person

  2. What a unique take on this letter! And I love your creativity in using the Greek word “pente” to count out five paces on the board. Am I right?


    1. rlbussell says:

      Thanks. Yes Greek for five and one ode my favorite games.

      Liked by 1 person

    2. rlbussell says:

      And thanks for stretching me. This challenge has been a wonderful break from my other writing.

      Liked by 1 person

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