Winter's dormant earth
Icy days and frozen nights
Needed for rebirth
Flowers buried under earth
Earth's people hiding inside
Together we wait
Longing for nature's promise
1. It is an eight-lined poetry form.
3. Divided into three stanzas.
4. First stanza is a traditional Japanee Haiku of 5-7-5 syllables structure. That stanza may consider the beginning of the story.
5. The second stanza is an unrhythmed two-line stanza. It is the main body of the story. It can also be called the connector between Haiku and the traditional Japanese Senryu.
6. Third stanza(last stanza) is the conclusion part. It is a traditional Japanese Senryu.