he will return soon
breathlessly she is waiting
mother and son reunion
no longer a boy
youth beaten to submission
war scarred soldier returns home
The Sedoka is an unrhymed poem made up of two three-line katauta with the following syllable counts:5/7/7, 5/7/7. A Sedoka, pair of katauta as a single poem, may address the same subject from differing perspectives.
A katauta is an unrhymed three-line poem the following syllable counts: 5/7/7.