Rimbaud

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In my earliest attempts at Haiku I didn’t conform to the 5-7-5 rule so I have went back and reworked them, doing my best to keep the content

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arthur_rimbaud_by_raffaello_miao-d4vbq8oHis mouth tastes of soot

As if he’d seized infamy

With his outstretched tongue

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2 responses to “Rimbaud

    • Haiku is a Japanese non-rhyming poem with 3 lines and a syllable count of 5-7-5. Haiku deal with nature, Senryu have the same format but deal with human nature so this is a Senryu.

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