"Elizabeth St Jacques, a leader in the sijo movement, offers good advice: never lose sight of the three characteristics that make sijo unique:basic structure, musical/rhythmic elements, and the twist."
The moon rising over the eastern hill is a joyful comrade.
Besides these five companions, what other pleasure should I ask?
© Yon Son-do (1587-1671)
Let me ask you, butterfly, do you remember your cocoon?
Perhaps you recall spinning thread, a caterpillar's ungainly crawl?
If we can jog your memory, maybe there is hope for me.
© Jane Reichhold
In the midst of the storm the tree's new leaves struggle to hold tight.
The nest of twigs is newly built. A robin begs for limbs protection.
Green fingers pointing the direction, wind roars past in false pursuit.
© petra domina
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