Homelessness

It’s dark before 5 pm

You can enter home

If only we could share it with them

That no longer, outdoors they roam

@D

Understand

Some situations, are invisible to outsiders

This can be difficult on insiders

It may be best to understand,

That you don’t know where they stand

@D

December

The dark days started a month ago

Yet, each afternoon, outdoors is the place to go

@D

 

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What is a monoku? #PoeticForm #Monoku

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Poems for Warriors

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A Monoku is a type of poem made up of a single horizontal line. Monoku emerged as an independent style of poetry in the 1970s.

Unlike the traditional Haiku, which is made up of three lines with a total of seventeen syllables, Monoku features a single line consisting of seventeen syllables or fewer.

The poem contains a pause brought about by speech rhythm with slight or no punctuation. The first letter of the line should not be capitalized.

The pause allows for a contrasting of nature images similar to the traditional three-line Haiku.

A Monoku is about as compact of a poem as possible. However, even with a short one-liner, the poet can communicate an idea and depict a picture in the reader’s mind. The poet leaves interpretation of the poem up to the reader as it may contain quite a few meanings. Like…

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Stimulate The Other

When a co-worker is verbally strong,

Why not encourage them to try new steps?

There’s no wrong

For anyone to pull their biceps

@D