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Rain Dance

We smile, it's raining Jovial in dancing joy Soaked to the skin Warm hearth welcomes us Naked to bare, towelling Goosebumps diminish Pillows, rugs, two lie Face to face, lips now caress We, attraction flows Candles flickering Undulating shadows grace Unification .


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KEEPING WARM

Drove home in the cold
Lighting a fire to keep warm
Sipping hot chocolate.


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Indian Tales

When night settled down
Pow-wows rose to a climax
Giving the world joy


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Car Wash Line

Car wash running hot
Backed up around the next block
Car in front just clunked


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Natural Reflection

Just like a flower
Sunshine stimulates her face
Sparkling with love


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Acquit Big Foot!

Leave Bigfoot alone
He didn’t squash your tomatoes
—It was swine flu!


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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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' Golden Harvest ... ' 40th Senryu

    Golden, Full Moon Shone
On All The Harvest, That’s Grown
    Welcome In Our Home


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The Tempest

raining corruption
malicious ear purrs wisely~
barbarians fall
 


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Two Worlds Colliding

reeking much havoc critters invade our spaces destruction of things cold concrete forests replace nature's habitat destruction of life Tanya Harrington © 07-30-2012 Two Worlds Colliding Contest


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Arizona Calling

Arizona Calling
Coyotes roaming;
Ululating at the moon,
Lonesome desert call.


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CAR ACCIDENT -SENRYU

Driving in the rain
Slippery road, we hit car
Person hurt his neck.


©  Kathy Mary Gillet
©  January 15, 2007 All Rights Reserved


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The Steak Out!

Track prints in the snow
Venison treats on their minds
Deer watching hunters


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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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House of WEED

Aromas, green, sweet
Enter through doorway now 
S—sick horror can’t breathe 


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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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the Daily Planet

       Radical summer
watching the worst of the world,
    holding on to hope


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The Rush Job

emergency room such doctoral confusion medication goof © Joseph, 4/20/08 © All Rights Reserved


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BIG CITY LIFE(senryu)

Bright lights, busy streets-
Always something going on,
Kids love playground swings.


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One Must Touch The Earth

 
one could ride a horse
what use then would be your feet
one must touch the earth
 
(c) Christine A Kysely All Rights Reserved
 (November 10th, 2011 Wausau, Wisconsin USA)


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hard labor creek

on highway twenty --
first pass Hard Labor Creek
then a sign - New Born 

Is in on I20 going from North Agusta
to Atlanta. 


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jobless claims

congressmen claim they’re
working for our happiness
while we crave for JOBS!


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Car Alignment

Pothole on highway Knocked my front end out of line Should the city pay? © Sam, 4/14/08


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Afterwards

The button now pressed ¬~ In modern melted mould, we ~¬~ now die, a spent race ¬~ http://www.thehighlanderspoems.com/war-7.php


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home sweet turmoil

troops are returning
to a country in turmoil
with its debt ceiling


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DORMANCY

Inactive as bears,
sleeping in a remote cave...
dreaming of grassland.



The theme of the poem is winter.


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Budget Victory Run

victorious run
Lincoln Memorial steps--
budget agreement


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Carnival

carnival -- indoors
instead of outdoors -- has a 
stifling air to it

silk wearing psychic --
mouth with an overbite -- tells
the future glibly

basketball game -- hoops
too small for tossing -- gives a
large dust-covered prize


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Around Here

my black kitty near
the tackle box and fishnet
quick curious paws

storm and computer
screen aglow with my poetry
saved from  power surge

clock on the wall ticks
my flytrap needs some watering
abandoned cobweb

picture of children
calendar needs to be changed
my womb is empty


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Can You Help Me I'm Lost

lost and weary soles
looking for their better half
at Auschwitz bone yard


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Watching A Movie

watching a movie 
in a theater, with girlfriend
my heart’s beating fast


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That September Day in 2001

Two thousand seven Hundred and fifty victims Murdered, Rest in Peace My entry into Nathan's 9-11 contest http://www.thehighlanderspoems.com/america.php


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After the Earth Summit


After the Earth Summit---
ACs  cooled the empty hall
for one more hour




*Switch off your AC atleast 5 minutes before
leaving the room :)


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Urging Approach

I glimpse, she naked Tanned, excited to pert Curvaceousness lures In urging approach Whispering kisses befall Hands to waists, eyes meet Wandering, roaming Exploring in joyous thrive Declaring pairing .


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Sty Animation

if you feed it, then
it will continue to grow --
litter on the ground.


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LIGHTNING SCARE

The poor cat jolted:
as lightning struck the rooftop...
it gave her more fright


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Do The Rumba

down by the sea shore -
silhouette conjoinment dance -
under cloud's cluster


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Hidden Images

hidden images 
chatting through the internet,
meeting of the minds


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Bikini

Bikini
From afar looked nude;
Her incarnate bikini,
The ocean’s beach rose.


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The Mall

My wife

Exuberant spending

Conjoined stores

The mall


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NEWSFLASH: Charmer in Jail

charmed four wives--same time;
loved each 'til  her cash dried up--
charmer in jail now


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Missing

salty breeze tickles
highly mellowed man drags board
men in gray suits feast
 


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Long John Silvers

Seafood like fast food
Fish, hushpuppies, and scallops
Long John Silvers? Wow!


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She Knows How To Use Them

Purely ones learning For today, it's about legs So lets spread the word .


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Be Careful Out There

be careful out there
there are cameras near you
that showcase your life


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Winter Blahs

Cure the winter blahs
By sitting on a warm beach
With a tall, cool drink


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What Are You Waiting For

this wait
has alway's
meant never





Tribute To Martin Luther King


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Street Urchins

coins drop palm to palm
a lively tune she dances~
we applaud loudly
 


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Ottawa Treaty

Infestation of Anti-personnel land mines Rwanda declared free On 2 December 2009, Rwanda became the first country to be declared free of landmines. http://www.thehighlanderspoems.com/war-3.php


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A FRIGHTENING EXPERIENCE

Sea monster emits
screams to frighten beach-goer...
as an angel weeps.


Entered in Carolyn Devonshire's contest,
" Nature's Revenge "


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Cities of Refuge

Perpetrators who Commit manslaughter could claim Asylum, if found Innocent after Trial. This was the case in Ancient kingdoms like Israel, Judah And others. They came to be Cities of Refuge http://www.thehighlanderspoems.com/life-3.php


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Castaway

dark water restrains
coconut tree reflections
I dream of pizza



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Snow Crab

A crab goes searching,
Looking for hot temperatures,
Traveling through snow


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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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Hershey, PA

Dutch flowers painted
bright on barns to welcome us
to chocolate country.


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The Marsi

An ancient people Who aided Rome in its wars Denied of respect History tells us Rome never triumphed over them Or even without them http://www.thehighlanderspoems.com/history-2.php


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Powdered Sugar Mountain Fair

Powdered Sugar Mountain Fair
Ephemeral fair,
Hundreds of funnel cakes made;
Fluid team work day.


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The Descent (Senryu)

descend from the clouds
while blasting enemy lines
Ahhh!—paratroopers


© Joseph, 1/20/08
© All Rights Reserved


Comments: I wanted to be an air force fighter pilot when I inquired into joining 
ROTC in college.  I didn't have 20/20 vision at the time so I could not.  So guess 
what?  I became a hard-charging paratrooper!  Since they would not let me fly, I 
made the decision to jump from a perfectly good airplane while in flight.  
LOL!!! “Airborne—All The Way.”   “Then Some!” Ahhh!!!


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Go Out, Be Happy


go out…
touch the sun, see the life in China
be happy


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Control The Skies

heat of the battle dog fighters command the sky top gunning air force © Joseph, 1/22/08 © All Rights Reserved Comments: I wanted to be an air force fighter pilot when I inquired into joining ROTC in college. They informed me that I didn't have 20/20 vision at the time and was not selected. As a result, I switched to Army ROTC and had a wonderful time with twenty-one years of meritorious service.


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Hawaiian Sand

Feet on black beaches
bits of history, lava sand
igniting burnt soles.


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Summer Pool

Summer Pool
Bikini time fun;
hanging ten by the cool pool,
grinning men enjoy.


Summer Season Senryu


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Happy Trails (Senryu)

Tentacles branching Rising up and spreading out Modern day highway © 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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High Noon (Senryu)

with six guns hanging
walked in saloon at high noon
outlaws backed their coats

© Joseph, 1/6/07
© All Rights Reserved

Author’s Comments:   The traditional 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 and things in general.


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The House's Very Clean

the house’s very clean
the owner’s very dirty
nita's very tired


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My Cities Trilogy (Senryu Series)

glittering New York
time Square looking great—but oh!
grand Central Station!

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
the Windy City
diversity of cultures
Chicago—my home!

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
San Francisco Bay
place where people work and play
my dream—going west!


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Virginia Tech

grief and pain within
America’s homeland weeps
pray for hearts to heal


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Skyscrapers

Architectural Giants, our desire to build Higher than before http://www.thehighlanderspoems.com/life-2.php


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The House of the Lord

the house of the Lord
devotees are coming in,
gossipers’ around



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Tailgating Slam

Tailgate party time
Chicken, steak, baby back ribs
Quarterback show down


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AUTUMNAL SADNESS

Swallows migrate South...
dark birds in a starless sky
mourning motherland.


Entered in Raul Moreno's contest, " Tattered Wings "


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Tough Riders (Senryu)

off the dusty trail
they rode in town looking tough
marshall stood up—spit!

© Joseph, 1/5/08
© All Rights Reserved

Author’s Comments:   The traditional 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 and things in general.


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Recalling

Hue of joy colors
Embers of past wilted scenes;
Memories relived…


  


  


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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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We Will Remember Them

Dying for Freedom
American and British soldiers
Will be remembered

 

" Dedicated to the losses our countries are taking to fight for our freedom "
                                 Haiku or Senryu matters not


http://www.thehighlanderspoems.com/war3.php


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Dad's Coming Home Late

dad’s coming home late
overtime at the office
perfect alibi


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Sniper (Senryu)

In the deep jungle
from under wet limbs and shrubs
sniper winks and aims


© Joseph, 1/15/08
© All Rights Reserved


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Winter Waking

Succumb, submissive
with silver wind lifting eyes
lulled into sleep frost.


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Clearwater Beach

I hide from the sun
Children play with sand and spades
A day at the beach


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Unsettled

soldiers in the desert
poised with weapons at bay.
tanks butcher the sand.


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His Love (Senryu)

through the wilderness
pain teaches humility
His love uplifting

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
© Joseph, 8/19/07
© All Rights Reserved
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The traditional or classic Japanese senryu format has three lines:  the first has 
five syllables, second has seven syllables and the third five syllables.  The 
pattern is 5/7/5 for a total of seventeen syllables. The senryu is generally about 
an emotional expression.


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Green Heat

Sushi like butter
Heated by wasabi lips,
cooled by ginger flesh.


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The Long Walk (Senryu)

land under water 
Berring Straits they walk no more 
jets now fly over 



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IN REAL TIME

footfall
in the mall-
surfing off-line


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Pub Hub



                                               sad shadows dizzy

                                          cigarette smoke drift lazy

                                           pub sounds, lights, hazy


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Tomorrow's Leaders Trilogy (Senryu Series)

paradigm shifting
readin’, writin’, ‘rithmetic
foundation for youth

---------------^^^---------------

giving of one’s self
building tomorrow’s leaders
educating minds

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striving for new light
saving minds, bodies and souls
life’s new perspectives

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Poolside

Rose grenadine lips
twinkle eyes of ice to melt
and the summer rolls...


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Oh My Food! (Senryu)

fly crushed onto glass 
lost, trapped, can’t find its way out 
buzzed for help but zapped! 



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Backyard Lantern Conversation

Cinder strings ignite
orange blossoms, summer nights
Crickets listen in...


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Night Lights

Sky lit room tonight
Windows let in star shadows
Your kiss shines my eyes


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Coordination of Events

Hammer striking nail
Maintaining the same tempo
As the carpenter


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Florida

Orange blossoms smell sweet
The sunsets are beautiful
I miss Florida


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Caprice

          rich folks who complain

                    of boring dinners, champagne

          hobo says, insane!


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Rhymes Or Reasons

                                                         door opens
                                                      shots ring out
                                                no rhymes or reasons











In Loving Memory
           of
Northern Illinois Victims


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Days of Our Lives (Senryu)

On their wedding day
“The Days of Our Lives” was played
Congregation laughed


© Joseph, 9/20/07
© All Rights Reserved


I wrote this while attending a wedding.  This is serious! lol!  The traditional or 
classic Japanese senryu format has three lines:  the first has 
five syllables, second has seven syllables and the third five syllables.  The 
pattern is 5/7/5 for a total of seventeen syllables. The senryu is generally about 
an emotional expression.



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Tryst

  moonlight dancers spin
on their balcony of love
  high above the truth


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Army PR Term


no, that's not retreat,

tactical withdrawal, that's it,

foes call it defeat !


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Gorgeous Smile

Through your busy day
At meetings, work, lunch or play
Don’t forget to smile


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Shrew



                                            pettifogging shrew

                                     mad landlady glares at you

                                              your rent overdue


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Shining Light (Senryu)

lamp in a dark place
forward fight for forgiveness
salvation shining


© Joseph Spence, 7/21/07
© All Rights Reserved


Comments:  The traditional/classic Japanese senryu form has three lines:  the 
first five syllables, second seven syllables and third five syllables.  The pattern is 
5/7/5 for a total of seventeen syllables. The senryu is generally about an emotion 
expression.