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Senryu History Poems | Senryu Poems About History

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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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Enemy at the Gates

sent to the slaughter
caught between levels of hell...
neither one he chose

he lay amidst death
destiny arrived on time
alive…it chose him
~*~

12/28/11
For "Senryu Movie Scene" Contest 
*7th Place


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Leather Summit

A mountain of shoes,
Tower the valley of clothes:
Holocaust landscape.



___________________________
Inspired by the Auschwitz Shoes


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Supernaturally Seductive!

“Concentration is the
     very essence of poetry.”
       —Amy Lowell


deadly deception
femme fatale flourished—
dynasties downfall!

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© Joseph, October 19, 2008
© All Rights Reserved
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Joseph S. Spence, Sr., is the author of "The Awakened One Poetics" (2009), which is 
published in seven different languages. He invented the Epulaeryu poetry form, which 
focuses on succulent cuisines and drinks. He is published in various forums, including the 
World Haiku Association; Poetinis Druskininku, Milwaukee Area College, Phoenix Magazine; 
Möbius Poetry, and Taj Mahal Review to name a few. Joseph is a Goodwill Ambassador for 
the state of Arkansas, USA, a college faculty, and a military veteran.

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Royalty

Black as the night sky.
We are born in true beauty .
We are Africa.


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Innovation Invigorates Inspiration: Tribute To Michael Jackson

My main man Michael Where you’re is where you’re, J Keep shining like stars ~~~~~~~***~~~~~~~ © Joseph Spence, Sr., 6/28/09 © All Rights Reserved ~~~~~~~***~~~~~~~ Joseph S. Spence, Sr., is the author of "The Awakened One Poetics" (2009), which is published in seven different languages. He invented the Epulaeryu poetry form, which focuses on succulent cuisines and drinks. He is published in various forums, including the World Haiku Association; Poetinis Druskininku, Milwaukee Area College, Phoenix Magazine; Möbius Poetry, and Taj Mahal Review to name a few. Joseph is a Goodwill Ambassador for the state of Arkansas, USA, a college faculty, and a military veteran. ~~~~~~~***~~~~~~~


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Time Healing Wounds

Tragic—nine one, one
hearts shattered—families grieved
time heals all wounds

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© Joseph Spence, Sr., 8/27/09
© All Rights Reserved
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Joseph S. Spence, Sr., is the author of "The Awakened One Poetics" (2009), which is 
published in seven different languages. He invented the Epulaeryu poetry form, which 
focuses on succulent cuisines and drinks. He is published in various forums, including the 
World Haiku Association; Poetinis Druskininku, Milwaukee Area College, Phoenix Magazine; 
Möbius Poetry, and Taj Mahal Review to name a few. Joseph is a Goodwill Ambassador for 
the state of Arkansas, USA, a college faculty, and a military veteran.

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Messages

Born of depth and soul  
A peaceful man rests weary 
Detained with his mind 


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The Foot

Wow; not a dream dude
nor a mirage flash—but one:/
hairy big foot thing! 




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My Montage

My life here on earth
Spreading out for all to see
In my poetry


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FUMBLE

Columbus did not   
credit himself with finding
Our America

Who then first said this?
Was politics part of game?
Columbus no blame!


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Murdered Soles

The smell of leather,
Stirs the Auschwitz warehouses:
Leather reminders.


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Inspired by the Auschwitz Shoes


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Share the Dream

Now, there’s time to think! Write your thoughts of Civil Rights. Share your “dream” with us…..


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Heap of Soles

Apex of mute dreams,
Rise above abandoned floors:
Pyramid of shoes.


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Inspired by the Auschwitz Shoes


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Laziness

blanket of white stretched
backlash of society
laziness


Written for

Sponsor Charles Henderson 
Contest Name haiku vs. senryu 


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Irish emigrate again

children emigrate

as Ireland’s cubs journey down

old ancestral paths


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Star Fort's " trace italienne "

Soldiers and cannons Bastions and ravelin structuring Fortifications http://www.thehighlanderspoems.com/war-3.php


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Dreams Into Reality

Even though in jail.
Dreams were never put on hold.
Dr. King kept his faith.


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Leather Mountains

Mountains of leather,
Summit holocaust landscapes:
Valley of dead soles.







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Inspired by the piles of shoes
in the Auschwitz concentration camps


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The Tempest

raining corruption
malicious ear purrs wisely~
barbarians fall
 


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The World's Losses

Flares of fire erupt, Dust in the wind, ~ The World’s losses. Tears from everyone, Pain unimaginable, ~ the world’s losses. Written by Lee Ramage September 10, 2011 For Caroline Devonshire’s “Remembering 9/11” Placement: 7th


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Memorial Day

worn headstone place a flag in honor memorial day


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' King David's 23rd Psalm ... ' (Classical - Tribute) 61st Senryu

‘ King David’s 23rd Psalm … ’ (Classical-Tribute)  61st  Senryu



The Brave Should Know Song:
King David’s ‘ 23rd Psalms ’
Makes Warriors Stay Strong


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I have reservations

To force small our lands                                                                                            held for your use later times                                                                                          let them all eat grass


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' Carpenter's Rule ... ' 54th Senryu

‘ Carpenter’s Rule … ’      54th  Senryu


   ‘ HE ’  … Is Not A Fool
Can Not Use GOD, Like A Tool ...
     Carpenter’s Gold-Rule


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Sanctity

shall not be infringed
what part do you not understand
as with my last breathe


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His Majesty

<                                                symbolic ~ icon
                                     representing .... Red ~ White ~ Blue
                                         the ~ Great    ~       Bald .....  Eagle










Tribute To
The Bald Eagle


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' Edgar Allan Poe ... ' (Classical-Tribute) 64th Senryu

‘Edgar Allan Poe … ’ (Classical-Tribute)  64th  Senryu




     Edgar Allan Poe ...
Master of Scary Suspense
   Tortured Ambience


The Raven … The Pit and The Pendulum
House of Usher … Annabel Lee , etc. 
(“She Walks In Beauty, Like The Night”)
     one of my favorite poetry-lines


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' Lord Alfred Tennyson ...' (Classical-Tribute) 62nd Senryu

‘ Lord Alfred Tennyson … ’ (Classical-Tribute)  62nd  Senryu



       Tennyson Thundered
‘ The Charge Of The Light Brigade ’
      Salutes … Six-Hundred


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Which Side is the Cell ?

Guards singing the " Blues"
Bars can not enclose a King
History in cage...

www.scripca.com 


for Abe Lopez's contest " From a Birmingham Jail"