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Haikus are easy but sometimes they don’t make sense Refrigerator What is Haiku?  A short Japanese poem:  a form of Japanese poetry with 17 syllables in  three unrhymed  lines of five, seven, and five syllables , often describing nature or a season Haiku-poems can describe almost anything, but you seldom find themes which are too  complicated for normal PEOPLE's recognition and understanding. Some of the most thrilling  Haiku-poems describe daily situations in a way that gives the reader a brand new experience of  a well-known situation. The metrical pattern of Haiku   Haiku-poems consist of respectively 5, 7 and 5 syllables in three units. In japanese, this  convention is a must, but in English, which has variation in the length of syllables, this can  sometimes be difficult.  The technique of cutting.   The cutting divides the Haiku into two parts, with a certain imaginative distance between the two  sections, but the two sections must remain, to a degree, independent of each other. Both  sections must enrich the understanding of the other.  To make this cutting in English, either the first or the second line ends normally with a colon, 
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This note was uploaded on 04/19/2011 for the course ENG 112 taught by Professor Culper during the Fall '09 term at Grand Valley State.

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