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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)?

Lovers' Delight
Eclipse opened up the sea as torch of heavens flare over skies Symphony of angels heralded the crowning jewels of love Lovers stood still, stiffening their breaths, bewitched under the sunset....Read More
Categories: emotions,
Form: Sijo



Premium Member Sunshine Golden
There's a burst of mellow sunshine, the hour of my return after many nights, dark and sable, spent in longing for my home Bees buzz in the rose garden, and soon to their honeycomb...Read More
Categories: absence, family, flower, happiness,
Form: Sijo
Protennoia On a Tree Branch
I, the holy spirit, sat on my branch to watch my seed of light This song came from me, and I made breath for my seed to eat I fluttered to where they now live, which is...Read More
Categories: bird, gospel, religious, song,
Form: Sijo
Premium Member 30th September
nothern hemisphere a month where nature begins to die the lust of new year begets the last day of september a birth gone the cull of nature another baby born today © Harry J Horsman 2022 ...Read More
Categories: birth, birthday,
Form: Sijo
Premium Member SEPTEMBER TO REMEMBER
Ushering our country toward vibrant Christmas festive zest September echoes jubilant carols, expressing, “Be blest” Midst triumphant birthday greetings for dear Brother with God’s best*. (Rhyming Sijo) *3John 1:2 Beloved, I wish above all things that thou mayest prosper...Read More
Categories: birthday, blessing, celebration, christian,
Form: Sijo



Premium Member September
September rains; springs spout, rivers fleetly flow to sea New memories commence as old ones laggardly fade away Septembers, one new daughter born; a father buried. Remember September Poetry Contest placed 3rd Sponsored by: Andrea Dietrich Date wrote: 15th...Read More
Categories: memory, september,
Form: Sijo
MONTH NINE
MONTH NINE September was month seven in the early Roman calendar But was ninth after two more months that Julius Caesar added Starting school is timely to understand and reconcile the name ...Read More
Categories: school,
Form: Sijo
Premium Member With Heart Still Heavy
"I carry your heart with me (I carry it in my heart)I am never without it" ...Read More
Categories: tribute,
Form: Sijo
Premium Member You Never Left
"I carry your heart with me(I carry it in my heart)I am never without it" ...Read More
Categories: loss, sad,
Form: Sijo
Oneness of Everything and Nothing
There is nothing outside of heaven, not even void of something Humanity split heaven and earth apart by the sword of thoughts God, who is above the thought of god and heaven, has all within ...Read More
Categories: heaven, philosophy, religious, spiritual,
Form: Sijo
Unrequited Love
All I hoped for from you, was you realizing the innocence Of my love for you sooner. All I shall keep hoping for... You sincerely realizing how heavy my heart has been since. ...Read More
Categories: heartbroken, loneliness, longing,
Form: Sijo
To Say The Least
Now that we are no longer the people we used to be, Even after seeing the darkness in us we could never see, Least I can do for all of you now, is let all of you...Read More
Categories: loss, moving on,
Form: Sijo
Premium Member That's Close Enough
*Image of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde poster by Wiki. That's Close Enough Shapeshifters, and or, shapeshifting ... preps our world always, A speck sans a cavass, ... materializes a work of art, At spans of reckoning, ... outlandish...Read More
Categories: allusion, change, character, identity,
Form: Sijo
Premium Member The Ides of March
*Image of Julius Caesar by QDT. The Ides of March Spun spells pummel our Earth ... as a Sun scanned absence swallow, vacuumed blues taxes light once deemed eternal ... plus righteousness, escapism from existence ... edges evacuation, Birth ere...Read More
Categories: celebration, character, conflict, fate,
Form: Sijo
Premium Member Coral Dream
garden in my coral dream showcases roses and violets, ...Read More
Categories: bird, flower,
Form: Sijo

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