Carpe Diem, Little Ones, writing challenge

Sweet Jelly Beans Thanbauk

Thanbauk, a Burmese poetry form, consists of three lines, four syllables each. Unlike the Japanese poetry haiku form, Thanbauk includes a rhyme pattern in each line.

The first line has a rhyme on the fourth syllable, second line on the third syllable and third line on the second syllable.

Thanbauk often includes humor.

X X X A

X X A X

X A X X

Let me celebrate Halloween, Burmese style…

Alice Baber, Abstract art, thanbauk, writing challenge

sweet jelly beans
Halloween fright
mob screams for more

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Find other cool haiku forms and challenges here at Chevrefeuille’s Carpe Diem Haiku. Thank you!! 

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6 thoughts on “Sweet Jelly Beans Thanbauk

    • Sun says:

      thanks, Little Binky, but the only help Chuckles gave was eliminating a few hundred jellybeans. said it was happy pills for the day. ☺

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