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Clouds (Than-Bauk)










clouds on a twist

not with gist but

in mist they cry



A Than-Bauk, conventionally a witty saying or epigram, is a three line "climbing rhyme" poem of Burmese origin.

Each line has four syllables. The rhyme is on the fourth syllable of the first line,

the third syllable of the second line, and the second syllable of the third line.
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