Some lanterns

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A lantern is a light and airy Japanese poem that follows a syllabic pattern as follows:

Line 1: one syllable (noun)
Line 2: two syllables (describing noun)
Line 3: three syllables (describing noun)
Line 4: four syllables (describing noun)
Line 5: one syllable (another word for the noun in line one)

They may be written in the shape of a Japanese lantern.
(I don’t follow the form strictly in every case)

Electric

wire
inside
brightening
illuminated
bulb

~

Hope

tiny
bubbles
in breezes
repeat again
child

~

life
routine
happiness
contemplation
home

~

Blink

eyes
childlike
teenager
long term adult
I’s

~

Changes

dawn
it’s gone
dissapeared
to another
noon

~

Japanese taste

Room
opens
minimal
unfamiliar
tea

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3 thoughts on “Some lanterns

  1. nectarfizz says:

    Call me..miss you..

  2. Matt says:

    Do I know you?

  3. nectarfizz says:

    Yup.(smiles mysteriously)

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