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Monoku 4: Colours

Contest Judged:  1/4/2018 10:05:00 AM
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 PlacePoemTitlePoet
Contest Winner Medal 1 Spring Blush Gregory R Barden
Contest Winner Medal 1 SEASONS' PORTRAITS nette onclaud
Contest Winner Medal 1 Aurora Borealis david mohn
Contest Winner Medal 1 Monoku- Purple Dear Heart a.k.a. Broken Wings
Contest Winner Medal 1 Colour of Night Eve Roper
Contest Winner Medal 1 A Fresh Page To Write - Monoku4 Colour Jeffrey Spencer
Contest Winner Medal 1 Saffron Laura Leiser
Contest Winner Medal 1 IVORY Laura Loo
Contest Winner Medal 1 HARPIST Kim Rodrigues
Contest Winner Medal 1 The Color of Hope John Gondolf
Contest Winner Medal 1 Colors: Monoku 4 Contest Judith S
Contest Winner Medal 1 Full Moon Paul Callus
Contest Winner Medal 1 Monoku red on white Rick Parise
Contest Winner Medal 1 Eyesight george seal
Contest Winner Medal 1 Paint Of War Leon Datu
Contest Winner Medal 1 Aurora Subimal Sinha-Roy
Contest Winner Medal 1 Vivacious Susan Ashley
Contest Winner Medal 2 Prism Supraja Kannan
Contest Winner Medal 2 The Plum Compulsion Probir Gupta
Contest Winner Medal 2 Gray Shades Nayda Ivette Negron
Contest Winner Medal 2 the palette play Sathya Babu
Contest Winner Medal 2 - Wonderful Colors - Sunshine Smile
Contest Winner Medal 2 BLUE JEAN MURRAY
Contest Winner Medal 2 TURQUOISE Line Gauthier
Contest Winner Medal 2 Fireside Comfort harry horsman
Contest Winner Medal 2 winter blues Joseph May
Contest Winner Medal 2 Natures Emeralds CayCay Jennings
Contest Winner Medal 2 The Color Red Sandra Haight
Contest Winner Medal 2 RED WHITE AND BLUE Curtis Moorman
Contest Winner Medal 2 Of Life Charlie Smith
Contest Winner Medal 2 COLOURS Anisha Dutta
Contest Winner Medal 2 the chiaroscuro of children - Monoku 4 John lawless
Contest Winner Medal 2 Rainbow Abdul Malik
Contest Winner Medal 2 Autumn Blues Andrea Dietrich

Contest Description

 

A monoku about a colour or colours.

Remember that it is a MAXIMUM 17, it can be less but not over.

A reliable place to check syllables is on this website: www.howmaysyllables.com

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.