10-line Poem Challenge #1: San Hsien – Blue Hair

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10-line Poem Challenge #1: San Hsien – Blue Hair

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blue hair
in a bun
not fun
some stare
shade wrong
too strong
could swear
its done
blue hair
in a bun

  • The San Hsien was created by Jessamine Fishback.
  • Pronounced [SAN-shee-en], the name comes from the san hsien (or sanxian), a Chinese lute with three strings.
  • It is a decastich in iambic dimeter.
  • Lines 1 and 2 are repeated as a refrain on lines 10 and 9 respectively (reversed).
  • Rhyme scheme: ABbaccabBA
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