1. Only seven? Isn’t that the general idea? I was under the impression that the Haiku form was usually comprised of 5,7,5 syllables, as per the definition in the main article and in your own efforts.

  2. @Archimedes,

    Sorry for the confusion. I meant as opposed to how I naturally want to read it, which would incorrectly give it 8 syllables: “I can count to two fif ty five” (You need to read it as “I can count to two five five” to make it work — 7 syllables).

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