Haiku in Earth Language
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I shoplift a line
from the poetry section
Marianna Monaco - U.S.A.
I like the expression of shoplift here. I also
sometimes feel like that myself. The Earth
Language (henceforth, on these pages, EarthLan)
symbol for poem is a combination of heart/thought
and (musical) strings, because it is a
thing that could vibrate a harp in one's heart.
When the author sees a particular line from a poem
in an old book, her heart resonates with it. The
elemental bases of strings are line
and space, so in the pictograph, the line
can visually work well for this scene.
In EarthLan,there is no verb base by
itself. Instead, two kinds of verb marks
systematically make all kinds of verbs, joining
symbols/phrases to show some situation/action.
Because of this system, you can easily recognize
which part is the verb/predicate of a sentence and
how it works in the sentence. You’ll find the base
overlay verb marks here.