Three Ku

      by Marlene Mountain


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5; 5
7 7;
5 5


five five five five five
seven seven seven sev
five five five five five


All three poems (without the title) published in Tweed 6:1, 1977 (Australia). Rather than being haiku, these poems are comments about haiku or perhaps commentary on the way “haiku” has been trivialized by form and misapplied syllabics.