Tanaga week I (Sunday)

by Jem Croucher

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Japanese departure to
Filipino verse for you
Seven syllables as a clue
Starting now this series new

©Jemverse

Photo – ‘Interaction’ by Victorio Edades (with Carlos V Francisco & Gala B Ocampo) 1935

‘Tanaga’ is a traditional Filipino poetic form comprising four lines of 7 syllables with an AAAA rhyming sequence

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