Poetry Prompt from NaPoWriMo: Write a sijo, a traditional Korean poetic form. Like the haiku, it has three lines, but the lines are much longer. Typically, they are 14-16 syllables, and optimally each line will consist of two parts – like two sentences, or a sentence of two clauses divided by a comma.
The Walk She knows and expects my arrival, excitement not masked. Yet somewhat unreasonably reluctant. Lags behind, distracted by scent. Turning a corner, she suddenly takes the lead. The way home.
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