Pride & Prejudice

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Woman and
man
misunderstand

This form is known as piku: a cross between the haiku form and the first three numbers of pi, so that the three-line syllable count is 3/1/4.

The skill is to convey the meaning in eight syllables in total; for this poem to work, I have to assume every reader is familiar with the plot of Pride and Prejudice.

Don’t let me down.