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This leaf possessed
of newest age,
with zest, upturned. 

05 Aug 2014

"Than-Bauk, conventionally a witty saying or epigram, is a three line "climbing 
rhyme" poem of Burmese origin. Each line has four syllables. The rhyme is on 
the fourth syllable of the first line, the third syllable of the second line, and the 
second syllable of the third line" - From Poetry Soup Forms 



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  1. Date: 8/20/2014 9:06:00 AM

    Congratulations, David, on this lovely write and on your merited win. "Leafs" can be so inspiring. well done. // paul
  1. Date: 8/19/2014 8:25:00 PM

    I love how so much can be captured in the short forms. You did this one beautifully, David. Congratulations,
  1. Date: 8/18/2014 5:39:00 AM

    Very wonderful write, short and sweet with this delightful Than-Bauk
  1. Date: 8/17/2014 10:20:00 PM

    David, Congratulations, in Andrea's sorta Shell, contest:)....Love Linda
  1. Date: 8/17/2014 7:29:00 PM

    Congrats David.......Seren
  1. Date: 8/17/2014 5:53:00 PM

    beautifully crafted many congrats:-) Hugs jan xxx
  1. Date: 8/17/2014 5:47:00 PM

    You did the form justice. It is not a fave form of mine (the than-bauk), but I sure did like the poem you came up with for a leaf by using it. a great positive note at the end of the poem. congrats on your win.
  1. Date: 8/6/2014 7:44:00 AM

    Nice pen picture well crafted, David
  1. Date: 8/6/2014 12:01:00 AM

    I see it David, beautiful!