My pal Sal (author/poet Salvatore Buttaci) has created a new four-line, seventeen-syllable poetic form I would like to share with you. On his blog, Sal's Place, specific guidelines are given for Sal's PUN-KU. What it boils down to is this:
Line 1~ 4 syllables- a
Line 2~ 5 syllables- b
Line 3~ 4 syllables- c
Line 4~ 4 syllables- c
As you can tell by the name, the poem contains a pun on one or two words in the poem, and the subject matter touches upon human nature. The title is one or two words.
Here's mine. It was quite a challenge! What do you think?
an idol mind
bored and critical
Have fun with your PUN-KU and please do share.
Laurie, I love your pun-ku and I thank you for posting it along with an explanation of my new form.
Your welcome, Sal... and thank you. I enjoyed it!
I like it!
Interesting, Laurie. I will have to give it a try.
Definitely a fun (pun) one!
love new forms! very fun!
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