hikau meter

Discussion in 'Poetry' started by Burbot, Jan 12, 2005.

  1. Burbot

    Burbot Dig my burdei

    what is the syllable scheme for a hikau? i want to say 5-8-5, but for some reason i think 5-7-5...what is it?
     
  2. inbloom

    inbloom as the crow flies...

    it's 5-7-5. i like to mix it up and do other orders, as long as it adds up to 17 syllables in the end, sometimes.
     

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