Romance Of My Heart – Sedoka

Weekly Tanka Prompt Poetry Challenge Wk #94 – Moon & Romance

The “Weekly Tanka Challenge Prompt” is now also a Poetry Prompt Challenge (any form).

The Sedoka is an unrhymed poem made up of two three-line katauta with the following syllable counts: 5/7/7, 5/7/7.

The Katauta is an unrhymed Japanese form consisting of 17 or 19 syllables. The poem is a three-lined poem the following syllable counts: 5/7/5 or 5/7/7.  The Katauta form was used for poems addressed to a lover. A single katauta is considered incomplete or a half-poem, however, a pair of katautas using the syllable count of 5,7,7 is called a sedoka.

Romance Of My Heart

I remember when
we kissed under the full moon
before you passed from this earth

my lips still taste yours
the memory of us lives
in the romance of my heart

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