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Monoku 3: fire, earth, water and air

Contest Judged:  1/1/2018 12:32:00 PM
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 PlacePoemTitlePoet
Contest Winner Medal 1 ELEMENT OF EARTH nette onclaud
Contest Winner Medal 1 Inspired Air david mohn
Contest Winner Medal 1 Blazing Fear Laura Loo
Contest Winner Medal 1 earth monoku Rick Parise
Contest Winner Medal 1 The Broken Ride - Monoku3 Earth Jeffrey Spencer
Contest Winner Medal 1 Earth Enter Stage Right harry horsman
Contest Winner Medal 1 The Blue Planet Subimal Sinha-Roy
Contest Winner Medal 2 Monoku 3: Water Jack Webster
Contest Winner Medal 2 - The Fire Of Love Sunshine Smile
Contest Winner Medal 2 In the Water Probir Gupta
Contest Winner Medal 2 Air Riley Hood
Contest Winner Medal 2 Monoku 3 - Air Rhoda Tripp
Contest Winner Medal 2 the earth is a dance floor Sathya Babu
Contest Winner Medal 2 Fire Paul Callus
Contest Winner Medal 2 Chilly Night Nayda Ivette Negron
Contest Winner Medal 2 A i r Sneha RV The Literature Lover
Contest Winner Medal 2 Water View Susan Ashley
Contest Winner Medal 2 All Weather Rider Maureen McGreavy
Contest Winner Medal 2 MY HERO Line Gauthier
Contest Winner Medal 2 Mysteries: Monoku 3 Judith S
Contest Winner Medal 2 A breath of fresh air george seal
Contest Winner Medal 2 Monoku 3: earth Agnes Krampe
Contest Winner Medal 2 For Monoku 3 Contest Andrea Dietrich
Contest Winner Medal 2 Flirtatious Gregory R Barden
Contest Winner Medal 2 RIP John lawless
Contest Winner Medal 2 FIRE OF MIND Anisha Dutta
Contest Winner Medal 2 Fire Barry Stebbings
Contest Winner Medal 2 Monoku- air Dear Heart a.k.a. Broken Wings
Contest Winner Medal 2 Mirrored Cerulean Whisper Eve Roper
Contest Winner Medal 2 Fire Madeleine McLaughlin
Contest Winner Medal 2 EARTH Curtis Moorman
Contest Winner Medal 2 IXXI Geoffrey Brewer
Contest Winner Medal 2 Monoku Three CayCay Jennings

Contest Description

A monoku about one of these elements: fire, earth, water and air.

New or Old.

Please make is HORIZONTAL and remember these rules:

Remember it is a haiku in one line. Monoku is written as a single line which contains seventeen syllables or less. It includes a caesura (a pause) dictated by a sense or speech rhythm with little or no punctuation. The first word in the line is not capitalized and is in lowercase.

New or old

Has to be a monoku (not longer than 17 syllables).   Please read the definition.

 

Monoku

Tradition reigned in haiku writing until the 1970s when a variant to the haiku was invented. It became known as the monoku.

The monoku is a one-line poem variation of the haiku. Three writers of poetry in the 1970s made the monoku popular as a form of haiku. They are:

  • Marlene Mountain who wrote monoku in horizontal line
  • Hiroaki Sato who translated Japanese haiku into one line in English. Sometimes that line is in vertical rather than horizontal form
  • Matsuo Allard wrote essays in favor of the monoku form and published several magazines devoted to the form

Monoku is written as a single line which contains seventeen syllables or less. It includes a caesura (a pause) dictated by a sense or speech rhythm with little or no punctuation. The first word in the line is not capitalized and is in lowercase.