"The Manicure" (1929) by Christopher Wood [1901-1930].
she has a ragged nail
that must be fixed--now
the only good light
is the desk where I read
my paper--just not today
© Diane Mayr, all rights reserved.
A cherita is a haiku-like poem of three stanzas that tells a "story." The first stanza is one line and sets the scene. Stanza two is two lines, stanza three is three lines. A cherita terbalik is a cherita with the order of the stanzas rearranged.