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Senryu Dark Poems | Senryu Poems About Dark

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Poetic rot

emotional stains
words wither in wasted ink

For Contest: Get your senryu on
Date: April 08, 2015
Poet: Casarah Nance

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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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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

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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.

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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 UnDead

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

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scars left behind

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

Black Eyed Susan

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night moves

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

written 1/12/2014

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


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secret contest

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


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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

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The Catwoman

villainous feline
seductive curves tantalize
thoughts of the dark side

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Incomputable shades of darkness

inside and outside 
freezing cold storms rule the waves 
sun's light and warmth barred

shades of grayish grey 
only overt light in sight
defines the dark day

night time during days 
when light stays on deathroll
hell is so nearby

This - for contest extended - poem  is posted as an 'anonymous' entry for a 
contest requiring no- 
named entries.. How ever - this implicates that the author's copyrights are 
protected and to be respected. All rights reserved. 
August 9th 2014.

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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’

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Butterfly Secrets

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

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Dark Light

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

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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

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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

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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

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Frolicking in the Dark

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

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Dark Chocolate

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

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

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Irresistible 2

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

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Irresistible 1

stretch your wings
reach for the sun
death sentence

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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

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first sip pure delight
goodbye to inhibitions
forever mistakes made

Contest: PD's "In A Bottle"
Date: 7-19-14

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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

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I Tried

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

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From Your Heart's Caverns

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


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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.