Summer crushed ~ a Sijo

Summer crushed strawberry lips, uttered my name one day in class

My heartbeat chose to stumble,and before I could mumble

She looked up and frowned, then went on ahead with the roll call



Mindfills for Ronovan Writes – Sijo – high school

Three Lines
14-16 syllables per line
A total of 44-46 syllables for the entire poem.

Line one: 3–4–4–4 (introduction)
Line two: 3–4–4–4 (development)
Line three: 3–5–4–3 (twist and conclusion)
Topics are varied, from nature to historical events, to contemporary humor
Sijo should have a musical quality
Sijo should be emotional and resonate with readers

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