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Re: [SCA-JML] Re: Tanka Epidemic

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  • Ii Saburou
    ... Although you can often fudge a syllable here or there, most often if it can be easily elided, or drawn out. E.g. : locked v. lock-ed or over v.
    Message 1 of 14 , Mar 11, 2004
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      On Thu, 11 Mar 2004, makiwara_no_yetsuko wrote:

      > Shisen-dono, and anyone who is unfamiliar with the form,
      >
      > Tanka has a syllable count of 5-7-5-7-7. Haiku is 5-7-5.
      >
      Although you can often fudge a syllable here or there, most often if it
      can be easily elided, or drawn out. E.g. : "locked" v. "lock-ed" or
      "over" v. "o'er"

      -Ii
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