The Western Haiku is a simplified version of a traditional Japanese poem, also known as hokko.
Stanza of 17 syllables in 3 lines.
1 line of 5 syllables
1 line of 7 syllables
Everyone Thinks They Know What Poetry Is
… and what it is for.
Even those who are fanatical about it, who can quote lines, or whole poems, of their favorite poet. Who have shelves stuffed to the