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2015-01-24 15:07 GMT-02:00 Gary Shannon <[log in to unmask]>:

> From 2005:
>
> Using Larry Sulkey's Ilomi (formerly Elomi):
>
> eloku - a form of poetry based on sylable counts, like Haiku
> except that since elomi words tend to be longer, the line of
> eloku poetry are longer than Haiku lines. There are two forms
> of eloku:
>
> elokuno - greater eloku
> has 5 lines with 9, 9, 11, 11, 9 syllables.
> elokune - lesser eloku
> has 3 lines with 9, 11, 9 syllables.
>
>
Interesting! Are elokus still being produced?


>
> -- elokuno animata --
>
> ami i anke e atelu
> ami i anlu e asoli
> aki isi anikoto u ami
> alami ikanto anofi ami
> uwe ate ipo ikila?
>
> -- elokune asoli --
>
> anipulu inufe alu
> e atelu inonakani opi
> a asoli ikoto ofi
>
> This is copied from my original 2005 post to the Ilomi Yahoo group:
> https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/elomi/conversations/messages/54
>
> --gary
>

I was wondering how different could a narrative style be from what we
know...


> On Sat, Jan 24, 2015 at 8:36 AM, Leonardo Castro <[log in to unmask]>
> wrote:
>
> > I guess some of you have original styles of literature, plot or narrative
> > in your conlangs and concultures. Could you tell us about them?
> >
> > Até mais!
> >
> > Leonardo
> >
>