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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)?

The Temple of the Ocean
The temple of the ocean is far from the path that leads to our front door, but near to the place where you offered ...Read More
Categories: love,
Form: Sijo

Tet Flowers
Many rose petals floating downstream on a gleaming river They move so slowly, almost getting lost in the sun's white glare The monks on the riverbank seem lost in idle reverie...Read More
Categories: flower, religion, river, rose,
Form: Sijo
Approached by wild turkey offering intoxicating cocktail We sit upon orange speckled mushroom sipping the elixir Absorbing the magical quintessence of long forbidden thoughts ...Read More
Categories: magic,
Form: Sijo
Premium Member Suns Wrath
solar flare-burst the sun throws its tantrum, a clean burn this time. irritating Sol’s not a good idea, he’ll hurl fire at Earth. spark his rage you’ll be sorry, he’ll do more than tan your hide. 5-16-2021 Surprise me...Read More
Categories: earth, nature, poems, poetry,
Form: Sijo
Premium Member Being Unseen
*Image of Airy & Feather provided by Pixabay. Being Unseen Poetic Form: Sijo Tryst edged ... Aurora whisper serendipitous saffrons, e'er forging balms beamish strands to aerate crown's expanse, whilst bestrewn lissome mists waltzes amongst errant gasp caught in rapture. An...Read More
Categories: creation, extended metaphor, imagery,
Form: Sijo

Premium Member Guns Aren't Toys
Stay away from guns of all kinds, youngster! They're not toys. Believe what you heard in the holiday film, "The Christmas Story;" repeated over and over ..."You'll shoot your eye out, kid!" Submitted for... Guns Poetry Contest Sponsored by Anthony...Read More
Categories: encouraging, perspective, truth,
Form: Sijo
The Beach
At the Beach, people play in the sand and watch the waves go by. Maybe they will take a stroll on the boardwalk by the shore. Or binging on taffy, a childhood dream....Read More
Categories: day, funny,
Form: Sijo
Crisp grasses reflect ghost-white; Ethereal shafts of moonlight. Tenebrous shifting shadows; Declivity of dolerite rows. A lonely spirit roams freely — A fresh headstone in the lee. POET'S NOTE When written in English, sijo may be written in six lines, with...Read More
Categories: africa, analogy,
Form: Sijo
Premium Member Puddles left in silence
As music of falling rain’s song can be heard, thunder claps. Before the clouds break and the sun’s rays come shining through the gray, the fog lifts with fresh scent of rain and puddles left in silence. Heidi...Read More
Categories: light, rain, sound,
Form: Sijo
Premium Member A Sight For His Sore Eyes
how pleasantly his face smiles seeing his soulmate after many hours apart, even though the clouds that float above... his day couldn't look grayer; too in love to...Read More
Categories: cute love, soulmate,
Form: Sijo
Sea Turtle
Subtle beak peeks, blowing through a reef’s ostentatiousness Emerging from dark impervious depths, the need to breathe Adept adaptation caught between the blues and greens of aqua Turtle spins in shelly quagmire where the sea and land...Read More
Categories: allusion,
Form: Sijo
Premium Member Bridge in the sky
The rain poured from the sky, leaving puddles to rising rivers After hours of tapping on roof tops, the sun began to shine As a colorful rainbow emerged, building a bridge to dreams Heidi...Read More
Categories: color, dream, sky,
Form: Sijo
You run and hide standing behind the walls of deception Open up the windows and blinds of shuttered eyes open closed mystery demons visit Visions in my daydream~ 12/12/20 Written words by James Edward Lee Sr ©...Read More
Categories: analogy, destiny, dream,
Form: Sijo
Premium Member Mother Natures Recycling Center
over and over they tumble, colorful specters playing the dying leaves of autumn have one last chase, before passing. they will sleep in painted canvas ground, recycling themselves by spring. ...Read More
Categories: autumn, earth, flower, nature,
Form: Sijo
Premium Member Point Of Order
Let's start this meeting with the serenity prayer please and then we'll read the steps and traditions there of to convey this no cross talking is allowed so wait until it's your turn...Read More
Categories: addiction, mental illness,
Form: Sijo

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