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Dodoitsu - Definition

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Poetry Definition

The Dodoitsu is a fixed folk song form of Japanese origin and is often about love or humor. It has 26 syllables made of of four lines of 7, 7, 7, 5 syllables respectively. It is unrhymed and non-metrical.

Example

Buried Treasure

Gemstones the size of grapefruit
hide camoflaged in the rocks
buried like a treasure chest
waiting to be found.

Copyright Suzanne Honour 2002-2003

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