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Sandy at Seaside Heights

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Sandy at Seaside Heights

ferris wheel
waves crash over dock
no longer stands













In 1973, the Haiku Society of America noted that the norm for writers of haiku in English was to use 17 syllables, but they also noted a trend toward shorter haiku.[12]

Some translators of Japanese poetry have noted that about 12 syllables in English approximate the duration of 17 Japanese on.

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  1. Date: 11/11/2012 10:48:00 AM
    Good haiku, Sandra - I like it a lot. - Have a relaxing Sunday afternoon. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)