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Senryu Holiday Poems | Senryu Poems About Holiday

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the first thanksgiving

steal their land
then dine with them....
no reservations needed













**for Chris Aechtner's Yet Another Senryu contest


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Fantasy Escape (Senryu)

World of Walt Disney The day after Thanksgiving Shoulder to shoulder © Joseph 11/23/07 © All Rights Reserved Author’s Comments: The Japanese Senryu format has three lines as follows: the first has five syllables, the second seven syllables, and the third five syllables. The pattern is 5/7/5 for a total of seventeen syllables. The Senryu is about an emotional expression, human nature, and things in the human realms which maybe satiric or humorous.


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Poinsettia

red and evergreen
bushes proudly displayed, joy
marriage's first kiss 



**I got married in December and the church was full of poinsettias....it was so beautiful.


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twinkle

muddled world painted black
winter breeze chills cold souls...
silent star winks



344pm Nov 27, 2010
*For Andrea's Haiku me a Christmas Tree contest :)


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Happy Mothers Day

Here's a special wish to all you mothers out there: Happy Mothers Day!


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"Christmas Tree Lights"

lights mirror your eyes...

             the colors highlight our scene...

                                             the bow around us...








"Haiku me a Christmas tree contest by Andrea Dietrich


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Paper Turkey

his thanksgiving feast
the loved ones around him there
picture hangs on wall

©Donna Jones


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My Valentine Candy Sweet

1  An Invitation :
    Tea Party with Candy Sweet
    Memories of LOVE

2  The Sweetheart of Soul
    My Valentine “Candy Sweet”
    Extraordinaire “LOVE”

3  For a Silent Beau
    Poetess Extraordinaire
    Sweetheart of the Soup

Inspired by the Contest " Special Sentimental Senryu "
    Sponsored By " Linda-Marie " The SweetHeart of P.S. " (and Me)"
Dedicated To " Linda-Marie ~ The SweetHeart of POETRY Soup (and Me) "
                               1st Place


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THE LOVELIEST HOLIDAY'S GIFT

Warm heart wrapped
in garlands
replaces star


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longing fills my heart

family members

send greetings across the miles...

     longing fills my heart



*Entry for Brian's three-line contest


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Holiday Frolics

Holiday Frolics
Shoppers walk to tunes;
Mall’s cacophony rings loud,
Santa listens well.


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GRANDFATHER CLOCK

GRANDFATHER CLOCK

christmas eve
old hall clock chimes twelve
this silent rush


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Sad - Christmas Stocking

he stares at the hearth
thinks stockings belong in pairs
and Elvis plays on


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Season Finale

"Season Finale'" tangerine pumpkins tempt Thanksgiving turkey-fest holiday tree trim *For Black-Eyed Susan's Single Senryu - no Nature please Contest.


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Christmas Blue

forget a short while
‘til the light of Christmas dims
and I remember…

For Andrea’s contest


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live another year

try to beat the odds
doctors gave me little hope…
     live another year



*Entry for Tracie’s New Year’s Resolution contest     


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Snow Angel

Snow Angel
Waving arms and legs;
Smiling at moon and bright stars,
Angel trails behind.


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Miami Nights

Miami Nights
Calypso music plays;
Hips and arms sway to the beat,
Hearts melt in the heat.


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Lonely Thanksgivings

A Broken Heart Cries
42 Thanksgiving Days
I Love YOU; LENORE

Author's note : Inspired by the Contest ; " NOT SO HAPPY HOLIDAYS "
   Sponsored by Andrea Dietrich, and Assistant Judge Susan Burch

I did not enter this in the Contest, as the rules said not to put YOUR name on it or
give any clues to who wrote. If YOU know LENORE, YOU know me. Happy Holidays
With LOVE ALWAYS and FOREVER YOUR Liege...Harry


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Royal Fanfare

Royal Fanfare

Royal wedding plans;
Pageantry fit for a King,
All the world awaits.


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Concert

happy children sing
filled with holiday delight-
dunce in teacher's clutch
 


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Little Yellow Leaf

Don't fall little leaf
can't wait for another year
yellow my world more


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spooky movies

spooky movies

    in darkened room

      ... nightmares follow


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Cocktail Party

New year eve-
Regrets and hopes dance
Together.


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Poinsettias

 he brings poinsettias

      my favourite.....

            who needs spring flowers


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a plump turkey

a plump turkey
leads the rafter to the barn - -
an axe swings

For Andrea’s (and Susan’s) Not So Happy Holidays contest


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A Child is Born

                                                  A virgin gives birth
                                      God's Son clothed in human flesh ---
                                                   Bethlehem sleeps



12/7/2011 for Brian Strand's any 3-line contest.


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Mistletoe

threshold adornment… 
           customized love
                    awaits caressing touch










Written for

Sponsor Andrea Dietrich 
Contest Name HAIKU ME A CHRISTMAS TREE 


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Shame!

Lady Holi'Day - 
"I Love You, Porgie/Don't let 
them take Me/..." her lush 

sad-voice, coarsed & closed 
& the '40's "Strange Fruit" All 
and I am White, Shame!

                             (Revised- To Haiku/Senryu - 1.19.MMviii.)



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Christmas Day

the tree is now bare
gifts unwrapped and put away
except the ones inside


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Flying on Broomsticks

The witches all go Flying on their great broomsticks I fall to their strike
Entrant into Black Eyed Susan's "Single Senryu - no nature poems please" contest 9/17/2012


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For You

I made something quite
Special for you mom and dad
For Christmas this year.


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When I Can See You

When I can see you
In their eyes and not be sad
Then I shall be healed


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Holiday's Circle

holiday's circle
 bright colorful traditions
 emptiness inside
 
© Christine A Kysely All Rights Reserved
 (December 16th, 2011 Wausau, Wisconsin USA)


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Devilish Ghoul

A devilish ghoul Receives an impish feeling Downtrodden evil
Russell Sivey


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Thanksgiving Alliteration (Senryu)

Living and laughing Gathering, gleaming in grace Thanksgiving today! © Joseph 11/22/07 © All Rights Reserved Author’s Comments: The Japanese Senryu format has three lines as follows: the first has five syllables, the second seven syllables, and the third five syllables. The pattern is 5/7/5 for a total of seventeen syllables. The Senryu is about an emotional expression, human nature, and things in the human realms which maybe satiric or humorous.


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Castaway

dark water restrains
coconut tree reflections
I dream of pizza



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Holy Mary

Holy Mary
How humble she was;
Sheltered in a dark manger,
Enceinte Madonna.


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"The Messiah" - Performed Live

Upon the first strains
The entire audience stands...
Sing Hallelujah!!


(Handel's "Hallelujah Chorus"...King George II started this tradition)


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Thanksgiving (Senryu)

Thanksgiving to heart Loved ones apart now gather Beaming with His love © Joseph 11/23/07 © All Rights Reserved Author’s Comments: The Japanese Senryu format has three lines as follows: the first has five syllables, the second seven syllables, and the third five syllables. The pattern is 5/7/5 for a total of seventeen syllables. The Senryu is about an emotional expression, human nature, and things in the human realms which maybe satiric or humorous.


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Christmas Bash

Whole yard smells of beer
Thank goodness it’s once a year….
Drunks full of good cheer


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sometimes

the gift you love most
an unexpected surprise
costs nothing at all!


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Kids Want the Truth

Is that Santa Claus? I think that guy is phony! Get me the real one!


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Trick or Treat Sweetness (Senryu)

Halloween is here
treat me with some sweet candy
just like your sweetness

© Joseph, 10/30/07
© All Rights Reserved

Comments:   The Japanese Senryu format has three lines as follows:  the first 
has five syllables, the second seven syllables, and the third five syllables.  The 
pattern is 5/7/5 for a total of seventeen syllables. The Senryu is about an 
emotional expression, human nature, and things in the human realms which 
maybe satiric or humorous.


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Beside the Seaside

She lay there naked
hoping to catch the guys' eyes
Oh, Sunburned fool!