Hug me tight – a Katauta poem

Hug in rain

Embraced bare in rain

Head on his chest, drops trickled

Heard my name beat in, धक धक

The Katauta is an unrhymed japanese form consisting of 17 or 19 syllables. The poem is a three-lined poem the following syllable counts: 5/7/5 or 5/7/7.

The Katauta form was used for poems addressed to a lover. A single katauta is considered incomplete or a half-poem, however, a pair of katautas using the syllable count of 5,7,7 is called a sedoka.

 

 

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