Submit Your Poems
Get Your Premium Membership

CreationEarth Nature Photos

Senryu Dark Poems | Senryu Poems About Dark

These Senryu Dark poems are examples of Senryu poems about Dark. These are the best examples of Senryu Dark poems written by international PoetrySoup poets

If you don't find the poem you want here, try our incredible, super duper, all-knowing, advanced poem search engine.

Details | Senryu | |

The Essence Remains

December 29, 2014

sweet pea scent
her dolls still sprawled across room
bed unmade

Copyright © Laura Breidenthal

Details | Senryu | |

You Will Feel

be mindful
human rights are human ways
that lead down

be careful
the words above always remain
wear no crown

trap the sin
destroy the lie of conceit
look within

don't consume all that you see
you will feel
wrong like fire

Copyright © Laura Breidenthal

Details | Senryu | |

The New Year

welcome to the nightmare
365 days of triskaidekaphobia
where will you hide

The world didn't end in 2012, so now we have to deal with the number 13 all year long.  I wrote this poem with that in mind.  Of course, my tongue was firmly planted in my cheek.

Copyright © Frank Polgar

Details | Senryu | |

Closed Door

the door has been closed
it has been bolted and locked
don't try the window

my heart is secure
your words are no longer "keys"
soul sanctuary

image is tarnished
no longer will I welcome
a fallen hero

Eileen Manassian

Copyright © Eileen Manassian

Details | Senryu | |

The UnDead

The UnDead
bloodthirsty suckers, vampires on the prowl for prey - a blast of sunshine

Copyright © Pandita Sanchez

Details | Senryu | |

Insult to Injury

her cold crimson corpse into the heart that loved him . . . he now twists the knife Written 4/9/15 by Andrea Dietrich For the Get Your Senryu On Poetry Contest of Judy Konos

Copyright © Andrea Dietrich

Details | Senryu | |

night moves

daylight makes me plain
    black of night is where I bloom...
        dreams and destiny

written 1/12/2014

Copyright © Deb Wilson

Details | Senryu | |

scars left behind

cigarette burns
up and down her left arm
morse code s.o.s

Black Eyed Susan

Copyright © Black Eyed Susan

Details | Senryu | |

The Catwoman

villainous feline
seductive curves tantalize
thoughts of the dark side

Copyright © Frank Polgar

Details | Senryu | |

secret contest

paralyzed patient
her chart says I fed her
I didn't


Copyright © Black Eyed Susan

Details | Senryu | |

From Your Heart's Caverns

from the heart's caverns
fly out the malicious bats
your poisoned winged words


Copyright © Eileen Manassian

Details | Senryu | |

Butterfly Secrets

Butterflies whisper
The secrets to peaceful life,
But our cars crush them.

Copyright © Tara Andre

Details | Senryu | |

I Tried

deepening depths take gulp to indeed recover such intake, smothers .

Copyright © James Fraser

Details | Senryu | |

Dark Light

                    War is a dark light
                we fight for others to live
                     ignited by words

Copyright © Moi Kaira

Details | Senryu | |

Dark Eyes

cold foggy day
misty bridge
presence felt

dark hot eyes
aglow with pain
reaching out

my eyes devour
the stillness
fingers touch

By- Tahera Mannan
For Michael’s contest, ‘Eyes First Meet’

Copyright © Tahera Mannan

Details | Senryu | |

In the Shadows

Man sits in shadows Darkness consumes all of him… Blackness of the crow
Russell Sivey Contest: 1 senryu any subject Sponsor: Black Eyed Susan 5/24/2013

Copyright © Russell Sivey

Details | Senryu | |

Frolicking in the Dark

Frolicking in the Dark
witches on wild brooms, black cats with red, hungry eyes - daylight on the way

Copyright © Pandita Sanchez

Details | Senryu | |



bleak and dark that house
a single window lit up
on the second floor

i’m denied the door
may only inhabit woods
surrounding the place

no comfort    no lace
only weird hooting of owls
my company keep

woods so dark and deep
the lonely space where I died
left my chosen one

shot from lover’s gun
now i haunt the two of them
on each moonlit night

gazing at the light
howling with the timber wolves
maddened by the sight

Copyright © daver austin

Details | Senryu | |


Minced memories come
   Fading, coming to... fading-
      I don't know what's real

   Dragon shadows dance
      In the graveyard of my mind-
         No longer lucid
       Tell me where to go
          Tell me what to do! I fear-
             My sanity lost

Copyright © Amy Green

Details | Senryu | |

Dark Chocolate

Dark Chocolate
Halcyon chocolate
Sweetness that calmed her troubles
Her own vacation.

Copyright © Marie Harrison

Details | Senryu | |


The end of the world — 
I will see you all in hell.
May I rest in peace.

Copyright © Dylan Catalano

Details | Senryu | |

Irresistible 2

succumb to her charm
no escape from the web
dagger through the heart

Copyright © Frank Polgar

Details | Senryu | |

Irresistible 1

stretch your wings
reach for the sun
death sentence

Copyright © Frank Polgar

Details | Senryu | |


I am the ice king.
My heart and soul are chilled, fuzed
Into an ice spear.

The cold can't touch me.
I have forgotten the warmth
Of the human touch.

I am alone, lost.
Yet I search for my purpose
By waging a war.

Side Note: 
Fresh ice cubes can bite
When held tight in bare hands.
But the cold felt good.

--Tara Andre

Copyright © Tara Andre

Details | Senryu | |

dark matter fences

though her lips may smile
an ineffable sadness 
lies behind those eyes

for despite my best
intentions, never would  I 
see them shine for me

tis not a fairy 
tale, our paths must never cross
dark matter fences 

Copyright © Dave Will

Details | Senryu | |




                                               WITCH HUNT
                                              Imagined never 
                                   Taking punishment for crimes
                                           Here's hoping I sink

Copyright © Bev Smith

Details | Senryu | |

No Anger Zone

anger negative
dark emotions very bad
stay within the light

Copyright © Robert Heemstra

Details | Senryu | |


Jack Horne 

Her dark eyes
So intense
When we met

Those dark eyes
Spoke of love

Angry eyes
Flashing fire
As she left

Senryu for Eyes First Meet

Copyright © jack horne

Details | Senryu | |

Eternal Cycle

Midnight has fallen,
Fated to be overrun
By bright, sunlit skies.

But Dawn also breaks;
And Daylight is forced to fade,
So Night might rise.

Eternal cycle
Unbroken for centuries,
Until the sun dies.

Copyright © Tara Andre

Details | Senryu | |


                good and evil 
vaguely viewed through morning fog…
        bathroom mirror steamed

         Gods and Devils contest
                19 Jan 2015

Copyright © david mohn