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Try Writing a LUNE


Lunes are poems in a package. They are not limited to specific subject which makes then different to haiku. They have no necessary association with nature or seasons.

Their structure is :

Three lines
First line – 3 words
Second line – 5 words
Third line – 3 words

Example:

Think of me
As a ballerina quietly twirling
Around the neighborhood


From the clifftop
I sang silly love songs
To the moon

When I laugh
No sound  leaves my mouth
Is that sad?

Your Lunes become more interesting if you can provide a surprise ending in the final line.

Children enjoy writing Lunes because the structure makes it easy for them to participate in writing poetry and there is a high degree of success.

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