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Senryu Music Poems | Senryu Poems About Music

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Swan Lake

Pirouetting leaves,
Wafting to the water's edge:
Pizzicato breeze.

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Violinist Composition

I hear the straw hum
stretched chords groan and snag my heart
leaving me composed.

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Candle Light And Wine

Candle light and sweet wine
Dinner for two and soft music
A night made for love

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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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I'M A 3

always believing there's more -
using wit and charm

Contest: Andrea's "Tell Me Your Number"
Date: 9-26-14
Path Number: 3 (Destiny number also happens to be 3)
March 9

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The Last Music

they heard the faint strains
of 'Amazing Grace' playing
on Scottish bagpipes

static and then buzz
a new pod victim had left
a radio on...

***Invasion of the Body Snatchers (Re-make - 1978)

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And All Is Forever New

heaven's gate opens
angelic music welcomes
souls to paradise

An interpretation of: IV Moderato "Death and Transfiguration" by Richard Strauss

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In the moment on guitar

Sometimes a mistake
Sounds better than when played right
When YOU are in tune.

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'Ain't But One Way Out'

you attack my soul
with viscous anger and pain
and destroy my blues...

'One Way Out' - The Allman Brothers Band Live at Filmore East, 1971

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Electric Poems

Explosive rhythms,
Reverberated Britain:
Psychedelic wails.

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as night classic fades

humming one two Mozart notes 

lovers gently kiss

Judy Konos' Get Your Senryu On Contest

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A wind vane

rough draft it will be                                                                                                     lovely music though the flags                                                                                        my pen fails to revise

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"Lilly-pads and Frogs"....
a little ditty I know -
Karaoke time!!

By: George Aul

For "Lilly-pads & Frogs" contest sponsored by Sidney ~ LeAnn.

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Beautiful Day

Beautiful Day
Blue sky hangs above;
Canorous birds sing to me,
Today my heart swells.

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My headphones are broke
right side roams, the left a joke
incoherent sound


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Box Seats

rosined bows weeping
small ballerina leaping....
emotions heaping

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A piano sits
While amateur musicians
Passively compete

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Sheet of Music

I love the music Composed only by your legs Moving in the sheets.

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Wasted Youth

Child of the Sixties,
I wish I'd seen the Beatles.
How could I have known?!

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Finger Tip Love (A Piano Song For Her)

swaying graceful love.....

finger tips touch ivory

compassion released

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Good Music

Sounds pricking the heart with rhythm; the soul embraces and lyrics; in control of the mind.

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My Drum Beats Slowly

My drum beats slowly
And then it beats fast sometimes
Music to my ears.

(January 10, 2011  Wausau, Wisconsin)

(c) Copyright 2011 by Christine A Kysely, All Rights Reserved, 

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Disco Ball

Disco Ball
Frenetic feet tap;
Across the room
Shy boys gather,
First dance jitters crawl.

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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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Hank's Pentameter

back-alley barroom
scratchy, juke box 45's 
'so lonesome' Hank moans

("I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry" by Hank Williams)
For Susan's Single Senryu contest

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

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Late Rock Stars

They just can't be dead;
They're still on the radio!

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Instrumental Speech

Strumming the guitar,
His soul speaks through every riff:
Dialogue of strings.

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Life's Symphony

                                            I close my eyes tight
                                       My soul hears the symphony
                                             The song of my life.

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Lollapalooza Drive-in

carry you a tune                                                                                                            I have to bring my bucket                                                                                            ice but what the Eh