Making a haiku

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Hello, I'm trying to craft a haiku and I needed help counting syllables.

how many syllables are in firelands

I think it is fi-re-lands

three

am I wrong?
You're right, it's 3.

But you're wong in how you sounded it out.
No, it's 4.

Fi-er-land-s.
how embarassing

I will edit that right out of there
No, it's 4.

Fi-er-land-s.


Fi-er-lands

Lands is just one.
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10/26/2011 07:02 AMPosted by Rahkarn
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http://www.howmanysyllables.com/howtocountsyllables.html
>< stop making me feel so dumb

I read it once already haha I promise
I hope you like the finished haiku I will share it with you 8D
No, it's 4.

Fi-er-land-s.


That pronunciation only works if you're Davey Jones.

It's three syllables.

Or are you saying 'cats' is a two syllable word?
darn you writers block
Firelands is three
Some people said it was four
But how wrong they were
Firelands is three
Some people said it was four
But how wrong they were


/clap
Firelands is three
Some people said it was four
But how wrong they were


hehehehe
oh, I thought this was "making a haku," sorry I cant help you here =\
I see you driving
round town with the girl I love
and I'm like Haiku
i am trying to tell an epic tale of how Rahkarn won the lava wading competiton.

I can't find some words to reduce the syllables to tell the whole tale.

How's this (Firelands Competition is the title)


Firelands Competition

Wading in lava
Rahkarn lasted the longest
our hero still died
Rahkarn puts hoof in
But Rahkarn covered in fur...
OH $^!T IM ON FIRE!!!
bubble son
This is meant to be constructive...

First let me say good effort.

The 3rd line in an Haiku shouldn't be implied directly or indirectly in the first or second line. It should come as a surprise. In other words, the 3rd line should be sorta unexpected.

Your second line implies that you either live or die and the 3rd line says you died. There is no 'surprise' in the 3rd line, I am expecting you lived or died. See how in Althelus's Haiku the 3rd line comes as a surprise and is completely unexpected?

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