17 Syllables

The elaborate
sensibility of Yuk-
io Mishima.

For any group of
seventeen a poet can
use the haiku form.

For brevity, for
'dropped' we spell 'dropt': after 'p'
'p-e-d' is 't'.

Once, we prest six times
to text apostrophe; we
dropt apostrophe.

Ive been told I have
Poem of the Day on Po-
emhunter today.

by Douglas Scotney

Comments (1)

Wonderful rendering of the tale of Aladdin and the Jinn by Vachel!