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of, resembling, or expressed as a proverb: a phrase expressing a basic truth which may be applied to common situations.


a three-line poem in any language, with five syllables in the first and last lines and seven syllables in the second, usually with an emphasis on the season or a naturalistic theme.

Proverbial Haiku: a phrase in a haiku form.
"Proverbial Haiku," by Pseudonym The Wild

It's better to have,
loved and lost than never to,
have loved at all.
by February 04, 2013
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