Commentary and Philosophy Poetry posted August 29, 2019

This work has reached the exceptional level
a 5-7-5 about waste.

My Precious

by DonandVicki

Educational 5-7-5 Contest Winner 
once you can carry
your own water, you'll never
waste a single drop

Writing Prompt
A 5-7-5 follows the structure of a Haiku. It has three lines. The first line has 5 syllables. The second line has 7 syllables. The third line has 5 syllables again.
While a Senryu, is primarily concerned with human nature. A Haiku, primarily concerned with physical nature. A 5-7-5 poem is a free form with the only limitation being the syllable count. It could be about anything, from food to writing, feelings to phobias.

5-7-5 Example
Don't eat yellow snow (5 syllables)
It's not healthy as you know (7 syllables)
Besides, it tastes bad! (5 syllables)
- written by starkat

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Educational 5-7-5
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