The Sedoka is an unrhymed poem made up of two three-line katauta with the following
syllable counts: 5/7/7, 5/7/7. A Sedoka, pair of katauta as a single poem, may address the
same subject from differing perspectives.
A katauta is an unrhymed three-line poem the following syllable counts: 5/7/7.
leaving a tortured city,
Quenched of thirst for blood,
he may now respect beauty,
Copyright © 2003 Christian Ugalde
Dark clouds cloak the night;
chilly winds creak gnarled branches,
grasping as bony fingers.
Disturbed Raven squawks
at frightened children - screaming,
then laughing - they throw him treats.
Copyright © 2004 James Dean Chase
Ghosties and goblins
Witches, black cats and broomsticks,
All Hallows Eve comes tonight.
Children coming by
arms out calling trick or treat
Hall-o-ween ghosts and goblins.
Copyright © 2004 Marion Gibson