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Must man challenge nature? (Form: Sedoka)
Winter Symphony

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the ice sings its song
discordant notes of ending
winter's symphony concludes

an icy embrace
a chorus of pain joins in
Darwin seems to have been wrong

An entry for day seven of "Invalid Item
Prompt: Image
Form: The Sedoka is an unrhymed poem made up of two three-line katauta with the following syllable counts: 5/7/7, 5/7/7. A Sedoka, pair of katauta as a single poem, may address the same subject from differing perspectives. Katauta is an unrhymed three-line poem the following syllable counts: 5/7/7.

Verse 1 is written in Haiku (emphasis on nature) and verse 2 in Senryu (emphasis on the human element). Each stands alone but together, provide differing views on the same subject.

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