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ProrogueEvents of Brexit intrigue, the prorogationof parliament by the queen, found unlawful in court,stalled action and halted talks. Decisions must be madeby the end of October, time ticks on and out. ~~Judi Van GorderNotes: ▼ 4 LInes Verse Form: Imayo Learning new words and trying to understand what is happening across the pond. prorogue - the putting off for a time Apparently, according to the constitution, only the monarch can prorogue parliamentary action. This was challenged in the courts, the UK court said it was lawful, the Scottish court said unlawful, therefore it went to the UK Supreme court and was found unlawful. It seems the UK constitution is being challenged in this Brexit confusion.
Shosagoto* Dancing girl at the temple, with grace and control in resonance with pitched chant, three-stringed shamisen accompanies the lyrics, tunes of the ancients played out on Kabuki stage, hyoshigi* crack. ~~Judi Van Gorder Notes: ▼ *shosagoto are the dance pieces of the kabuki theater *shamisen is traditional 3 stringed, long necked instrument resembling a lute *hyoshigi are wooden blocks slapped together to make a dramatic cracking sound, a traditional, signature sound of the kabuki. Verse Form: Imayo
Explore the Craft of Writing Poetry Japanese Verse Imayo, meaning "present style is a little more fluid than many Japanese forms. However, it seems that whenever I research a Japanese frame, it involves an alternating 5-7 or 7-5 syllabic structure. The Imayo of the 12th century is no exception. This form creates long lines broken by caesura separating 7 and 5 syllables in the line. It is associated with song, (recitation in a high pitch) and originated with the common people in folk song. But by the Heian period it was embraced by the Imperial court. This folk art evolved with the influence of Imperial aristocrats and famous courtesans or Shirabyoshi dancers incorporated the Imayo into their performances. One type of Imayo is used in Kabuki, Japanese theatre. The elements of the Imayo are: a 4 line poem. syllabic, written in 12 syllable lines broken by caesura after the 7th syllable. Boycott by Judi Van Gorder Monday's march of La Raza, Mexican flags wave, laborers walk off their jobs, intersections clogged, plain white T-shirts on brown skin, immigrants shout out, "We are Americans too!", some papered, some not. Note: Inspired by an organized march, referred to as La Raza, in protest of crack down, tightening the Mexican-US border in 2014, during the Obama administration.