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My real problem with Haiku is counting the syllables Structuring a poem seems the antithesis of the poetic process front to back to front inverted upside down . . . That is why my Haiku are like myself A free formed almost.
- by Richard Farber (b. 1945), "My real problem with Haiku", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission [author's text checked 1 time against a primary source]
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- by Richard Farber (b. 1945), "My real problem with Haiku" [baritone and piano], from A Second Set of Almost Haiku by an Almost Old Man [cycle number 2], no. 2. [ sung text verified 1 time]
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This text was added to the website: 2018-05-31
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Word count: 42