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Haiku Poems Part 2 : A Short Poem Can get you thinking too!

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Welcome to Life From all Sides. This show is about exploring life from every angle. You can't examine anything by looking at one side.

Today's show is about poetry.  We create what we love and this is a new form of poetry for me.  It is called Haiku.

A haiku poem consists of three lines, with the first and last line having 5 moras, and the middle line having 7. A mora is a sound unit, much like a syllable, but is not identical to it. Since the moras do not translate well into English, it has been adapted and syllables are used as moras.  From (http://examples.yourdictionary.com/examples-of-haiku-poems.html)

This is my second attempt at this great art form.

Read more: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/kimbmiller/2014/07/25/haiku-poems-a-short-poem-can-get-you-thinking-too#ixzz39mCiqj8m