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Senryu Death Poems | Senryu Poems About Death

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Ammit

 Big crocodiles lips
Wide hipopotomus hips....
From her paws blood drips


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The Essence Remains

December 29, 2014

sweet pea scent
her dolls still sprawled across room
bed unmade


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Waiting for the call



Cold and ghostly pale
awaits to be called home ...
date and day unknown



Penned on April 9 2015





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A Promise dies as petals burn

You do not love me                                                                                  
Love is more than just a word                                                                
Thorns have reached their depth


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Remorse

As life fleets us by,
We can only reminisce:
About lost chances.


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NEON LIGHTS

Look out my window
Street below lures it's victims
Neon lights blinking

3-14-15


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NO FATHER'S DAY

he died in the war
no Daddy and no present
the child.. never born

*I grieve for the children, their joy and smiles, who will never be..
Because their future Daddy died in the war!

Date: 6-15-14


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a lost little girl

a lost little girl
on an sunken cypress stump
waits for centuries


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Not a Man Anymore

A tiny Heart pain
and now I'm less than a man
Right side numb Can't write


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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


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The Judgment seat

every man must stand                                                                                             some kneel first time before God                                                                              sadly the last time


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Crud

Pumping black blood
Sea life falls dead with a thud
Petroleum mud

By Robb A. Kopp
All Rights Reserved © MMX


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Last Time I Saw You Alive...

We exchanged harsh words...
I let you walk out that door
without a goodbye

***For Paula's contest


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Senryu 2

they pledge allegiance
brave soldier does not return
flag folded with care

© Donna Jones 


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Grandmother

Drift into the depths.
Submerged you are beyond sight,
But you are still here.


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Mother's Day

standing at your grave
tear drops falling like the rain
I'm missing you mom


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TAXI DRIVER---you talking to me

                                    

                                       Confronts reflection,
                                    psychotic image triggers
                                          his apocalypse!


                          For the Senryu a movie scene contest


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wraithlike snow

wraithlike snow
rising breath of white ice
tears stream 


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Soar Free

where the brave were laid
an eagle guards their bodies. . . . 
their spirits soar free


For Brian Strand's Contest:
UPTO FIVE any theme/any single 1/2/3/4/5 line form (inc free verse)
 MAX 5 LINES Poetry Contest


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blonde bombshell

she drinks too much wine
chemo has been kind to her
she’s seen her child wed


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Memorial Day

on Memorial Day
the flowers fill the grave yard
people reminisce


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Bleeding FOR Life

The ground was so soaked
Where His blood ran down the cross.
Dead but giving life!

The tree He was on,
God let grow for His Own Son
To die on, yet live!

The tomb on the hill
was just borrowed for week end.
Stone was rolled away.

On that third morning
A bright light glowed from within.
Jesus had risen.

Women came to see.
Death where is thy victory?
Grave where is thy sting?


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Soon

       I see Her image
She wipes the tears from my eyes
"Welcome Home, My LOVE"

"Welcome Home My LOVE"
The sonnet of Lenore's voice
Singing in my ears

Singing in my ears
For the eons of ALWAYS
Dissapating Tears

Dissapating Tears
I had cried throughout my youth
Dried Forevermore

Dried Forevermore
The oceans of my sorrow
My future begins

My future begins
Through the Pearly Gate,I walk
  I see Her Image









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Promised to Evil

Written on July 23, 2012

An explosive mind
Death-filled actions without heart
The day the world found out


Dedicated to all of the victims
of Aurora, Colorado 


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Death of the Bride of a Frankenstein

His lovely monster

Stitched and gilded fell apart

From his staunch patterns


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Tombstone - Like The Four Horsemen

they walked along
weathered, carrying their guns;
like the four horsemen…

down to the O.K.
guns blazing, bullets flying;
smoke clears, the strong stand…


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What price ecstasy?

Pill at the club door
You dance tonight; never more
Another mourned life ~


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In a wine bottle

They hate his drinking -
       But they put his ashes in …
A wine bottle urn.


7/21/14


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A Piece Of Bread Please ( Take 2 )

  Dollars  always  help .

  But  the  parched  earth  always  wins .

  More  than  dough  required .


 

  Inspired by Sami's "piece of bread" , contest .


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monkey in a tree

monkey in a tree
monkey do what monkey see. . . .
he's irreverent

human on the ground
once was lost- but to be found. . . .
mankind can repent


For john freeman's "Natural and Beyond!! Poetry Contest"