to sing to the moon but silently as stars sleep the night gently yawns
American Sentence: Invented by Allen Ginsberg. – Poets Collective
An American haiku variation. 17 syllables written in a sentence. Any topic –
So, the qualities of such a sentence? Like most other good poetry it should be Imagistic, with that gap of meaning between the writer and the reader; ie: phenomenology. Some kind of juxtaposition helps create a tension.
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