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Dodoitsu

Type:  

Structure, Subject, Metrical Requirement, Simple

 
Description: 

An unrhymed, syllabic folk song, usually about love or humor. The lines have the following syllable counts: 7, 7, 7, 5.

 
Origin: 

Japanese

 
Schematic: 
xxxxxxx
xxxxxxx
xxxxxxx
xxxxx
 
Rhythm/Stanza Length: 

4

 
Line/Poem Length: 

4

 
Status: 

Incomplete

 
See Also:  

Choka

 

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