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Senryuu Shoujo – 07

「七々子と雨の七不思議」 (Nanako to Ame no Nanafushigi)
“Nanako and the Seven Wonders of the Rain”

A blog post is never late, nor is it early. It arrives precisely when Passerby gets his butt in gear.

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May 19, 2019 at 8:43 am Comments (6)

Senryuu Shoujo – 06

「七々子の反抗期」 (Nanako no Hankou-ki)
“Nanako’s Rebellious Phase”

‘Those who can, do. Those who can’t, write haiku.’

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May 11, 2019 at 2:50 am Comment (1)

Senryuu Shoujo – 05

「占い少女」 (Uranai Shoujo)
“The Fortune Teller Girl”

‘Even birds can sing but only humans rhyme.’

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May 4, 2019 at 9:20 am Comments (3)

Senryuu Shoujo – 04

「キャンバス少女」 (Kyanbasu Shoujo)
“Canvas Girl”

‘Rhime being no necessary Adjunct or true Ornament of Poem or good Verse, in longer Works especially, but the Invention of a barbarous Age, to set off wretched matter and lame Meeter.’ – John Milton, Paradise Lost

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April 27, 2019 at 9:33 am Comments (4)

Senryuu Shoujo – 03

「遊園地に行こう」 (Yuenchi ni Ikou)
“Let’s Go to the Amusement Park”

Non curo. Si metrum non habet, non est poema.

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April 20, 2019 at 9:23 am Comments (7)

Senryuu Shoujo – 02

「七々子のダイエット」 (Nanako no Daietto)
“Nanako’s Diet”

‘And that would set my teeth nothing on edge,
Nothing so much as mincing poetry:
‘Tis like the forc’d gait of a shuffling nag.’

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April 13, 2019 at 1:42 am Comments (6)

Senryuu Shoujo – 01

「五七五系女子」 (Go Nana Go-kei Joshi)
“The 5-7-5 Girl”

Si metrum non habet, non est poema.

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April 6, 2019 at 10:01 am Comments (10)