What’s A Lanterne?

A Lanterne is a 5-line poem originating in Japan. The poem has a syllable count of 1,2,3,4,1. The words are centered on the line to create the shape of a Japanese lantern.

The
leaves fall
with the wind
and November
rain.

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2 comments on “What’s A Lanterne?

  1. patlaster says:

    I wrote one just the other day. PL

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