Brazilian Haiku 1-3

#1

pigs avaricious
deplore blackened albacore—
think slop delicious

#2

the thoughts innermost
toward the only adored
span the uttermost

#3

luminous firefly
recant your wild gallivant—
twilight sanctify

 

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Scansion:
Brazilian Haiku
a rhyming form of haiku developed in Brazil
syllabic: 5-7-5
rhyme scheme: a(b/b)a
a rhyme at end of L1 and L3; b rhyme at syllables 2 & 7, L2
Here’s a diagram:
xxxxa
xbxxxxb
xxxxa

NOTE: My #2 poem technically is not a haiku, but a katauta (a love poem).

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