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A sijo is a classic form of unrhymed poetry in Korea consisting of three lines of 14-16 syllables each, but there is more to sijo. What is sijo in poetry (complete definition)?

Cursed Korea of the North
Once the green land of morning calm and high serenity Soon waved the blood red flag, stained with the false words “We will soon be free” Now a grey, barren mountain swallowed by Yaldabaoth’s sea ...Read More
Categories: dark, history, political, sad,
Form: Sijo

Autumn Equinox
A tiny yellow butterfly had descended before me, Camoflaging with all the fallen golden autumn leaves, Here in this park where I spend many of my solitary eves....Read More
Categories: autumn, beautiful, imagery, insect,
Form: Sijo
Although I always aspire to be a well-known poet, Ironically in real life, nobody knows it, But at least I have been writing my own life story bit by bit....Read More
Categories: poetess, poetry, writing,
Form: Sijo
Becoming The Bigger Person
Longing to be the person who is bigger and better But not in ways that could make anyone feel under the weather, Rather ways that ease them and I into belonging together. ...Read More
Categories: character, growth, mental health,
Form: Sijo
But the truth is someday I will actually finally find The entirety of who I have always been in my mind, As my spirit finally becomes one with life's big wind....Read More
Categories: identity, self,
Form: Sijo

Sweet revenge derived from the ways she was becoming mad. Even so while plotting my own sweet vengeance, I still remain mad Especially about all the moments she herself made me sad....Read More
Categories: anger, angst,
Form: Sijo
Julian the Emperor and Deserter
Archon of the west, whose spouse was the worldly Sophia Who blindly abandoned his childhood lamb, to search for unseen light Though the lamb could have showed him the pure gnosis he craved for Poem (from a Gnostic...Read More
Categories: betrayal, history, irony, jesus,
Form: Sijo
A bright streak of light shines upon the round white latte mug, As I introspect while staring out the foggy window, A fine display of eggs, home fries, and ham was then laid before me....Read More
Categories: drink, food, morning,
Form: Sijo
Bad tendency of a bad-habit hobby to get so high, I find myself overthinking things daily, losing track of time, To the point my body cycles so irregularly....Read More
Categories: addiction, body, drug, health,
Form: Sijo
The fiery tiger lilies upon greenest stems are blossoming As the sunset behind the gray clouds is dimly glowing. Gratitude for how every one of us just keep on growing....Read More
Categories: flower, growth, imagery, introspection,
Form: Sijo
Hieroglyphics of Heaven
Serpents in Egypt engraved images for each being Unveiling the lack of discursive reasoning in the heavens Not manmade patterns to represent sounds and reasonings ...Read More
Categories: culture, history, language, perspective,
Form: Sijo
Premium Member A Gladness of Days
In perpetual sunshine of years, a bouquet a day, varicolored and beautiful, chanting blooms' warm, deep yellow praise! My garden gleeful is always looking on the bright side. ...Read More
Categories: beauty, color, flower, garden,
Form: Sijo
Neanderthal Revived
The lost mirror of humanity’s soul, covered by helix threads Or a creature who would destroy the wall of man and beast Who would rip apart man’s olive crown for the kingdom of nature ...Read More
Categories: animal, deep, humanity, identity,
Form: Sijo
The Edge Of A Cloud
I feel there’s but the edge of a cloud stalling my blue sky The remnants of a dark and thunderous shadow on my world The...Read More
Categories: conflict, goodbye, happiness, happy,
Form: Sijo
Children of a Mirror
Our minds are a mirror's fragments now facing each other Reflecting rays of thoughts and passions from each ever-turning face Building a house named "Sympathy" built from those shaky beams Inspired by a passage from David Hume's A...Read More
Categories: deep, humanity, people, philosophy,
Form: Sijo

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