Who Wins? – a Gogyohka

Rain drops
Racing with sun’s rays
Falls on my forehead
I see them in the sunlight
Who wins?

NOte: This is a Gogyōka (五行歌: literally, “Five line poem”) (commonly spelled Gogyohka in English) is a form of Japanese poetry pioneered by Enta Kusakabe in the 1950s in his quest to find freedom from the restraints of tanka poetry.[1]



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