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Return ~Sedoka

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

~Melanie Blackwell

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.


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