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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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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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The Essence Remains

December 29, 2014

sweet pea scent
her dolls still sprawled across room
bed unmade


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Silk-Edge

Like Threading Silk, The

Knife Cut Clean and Smooth Through His

Jugular.... Deep Red


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Skin Stretcher

I Slit Her Throat Quick.

I'll Write Poems on Her Paled Skin,

It'll Stretch out Nicely.


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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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In Comma

Peaceful and relax
At rest but traverse freely
Altered consciousness

Will to access all
Suddenly achieve by thoughts
Radiating oneness

Empathy ignites
As parameters extend
Embrace love without.


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Remorse

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


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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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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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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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End Times II

We all want to go
to heaven, but no one wants
to die to get there.


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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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A gentle wind


Blows in from the east
Disturbing my thoughts and heart 
Concluding of life


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..Till death do Us part...death remains...

Her  fourth  left finger
holds a polished gold band,
Rough is the inside.




Charma
(Inspired by Raul's contest photo'Sentiments of the Heart')
  not for the contest


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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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Grandmother

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


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Senryu 2

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

© Donna Jones 


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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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The Death of my Cousin's wife, April 17th 2011

Zum Tod der Frau meines Cousins am 17. April 2011 / The Death of my Cousin's wife, April
17th 2011/ La muerte de la mujer de mi primo en abril 17 de 2011  (Kintaishi)


Ein ausgelöschtes Leben
Die Zeit vorweg genommen
Verschwimmende Gedanken 
Wie Bilder, die verblassen


An annihilated life
Anticipated  in time
And then almost blurring thoughts
Like some fading images


Una vida aniquilada
Anticipado en tiempo 
Borrosos pensamientos
Desvaneciendo imágenes 


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wraithlike snow

wraithlike snow
rising breath of white ice
tears stream 


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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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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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Text Message



please don't text and drive
she replied, "like, whatever"
services at two



Barbara Gorelick
for Judy's contest


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Memorial Day

on Memorial Day
the flowers fill the grave yard
people reminisce


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Demented Man

Vacant bloodshot eyes
Stare at one spot on the wall
Feeding tubes and scrubs

I should let him die
Mercy killers dropped the ball
So I pull the plug


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FREE FALLING RABBIT

Oh, hello black hole
How long until I reach hell
Free falling rabbit

3-15-15