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Senryu Holiday Poems | Senryu Poems About Holiday

These Senryu Holiday poems are examples of Senryu poems about Holiday. These are the best examples of Senryu Holiday poems written by international PoetrySoup poets

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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

Copyright © Deb Wilson | Year Posted 2010

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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.

Copyright © Joseph Spence Sr | Year Posted 2007

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Christmas Kaleidoscope

Lights on Christmas tree.
Kaleidoscope of colors.
Beauty undescribed.

Copyright © Marty Owens | Year Posted 2009

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                                         Let us celebrate 
                                a green day on seventeenth
                                         holiday of march 

                                      wearing of the green
                               eating green and feeling green 
                                  dance with green concert 

                                      St. Patrick's dress
                                green delicious cooking tastes
                                 green's cream of the cream  


                                 Contest sponsored by: PD

Copyright © BL DEVNATH | Year Posted 2016

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homemade Christmas

    gold poinsettias

       decorate a green wreath

          .... my homemade gift

Copyright © Francine Roberts | Year Posted 2010

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Paper Turkey

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

©Donna Jones

Copyright © Donna Jones | Year Posted 2013

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Lonely Thanksgivings

A Broken Heart Cries
42 Thanksgiving Days

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

Copyright © HGarvey Daniel Esquire | Year Posted 2013

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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.

Copyright © Doris Culverhouse | Year Posted 2010

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Our Loving Thirst

our synergy burst encapsulates she and thee thralls our loving thirst .

Copyright © James Fraser | Year Posted 2015

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Warm heart wrapped
in garlands
replaces star

Copyright © Andrew Crisci | Year Posted 2010

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Pink Poinsettia

Pink Poinsettia

my favorite color

            lifts my mood

                  with every holiday glance

.....For Andrea's Contest

Copyright © James Marshall Goff | Year Posted 2010

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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)

Copyright © christine a kysely | Year Posted 2011

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Santas Sleigh

Santa’s loaded sleigh, Streaking past the Christmas moon; Dodges bats and drones.

Copyright © M. L. Kiser | Year Posted 2014

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raises a glass to the holidays
"all 365 of them"

Copyright © Thomas Martin | Year Posted 2015

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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

Copyright © jack horne | Year Posted 2013

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Santas iPhone

Santa’s new “iPhone”, Filled with Christmas gift orders; Oops, it won’t work now!

Copyright © M. L. Kiser | Year Posted 2014

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Sad - Christmas Stocking

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

Copyright © Gary Watkins | Year Posted 2013

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Too Hot For Comfort

Snowman on a hill
Dark skies give way to the sun,
Slushy, mushy, gone!

Copyright © Milton Toran | Year Posted 2009

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Christmas Blue

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

For Andrea’s contest

Copyright © Tim Ryerson | Year Posted 2013

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Cocktail Party

New year eve-
Regrets and hopes dance

Copyright © Suresh Babu Palani | Year Posted 2011

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Little Yellow Leaf

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

Copyright © Moi Kaira | Year Posted 2012

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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     

Copyright © Carolyn Devonshire | Year Posted 2011

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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

Copyright © Michael J. Falotico | Year Posted 2010

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Miami Nights

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

Copyright © Marie Harrison | Year Posted 2010

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Happy Mothers Day

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

Copyright © Robert Pettit | Year Posted 2013

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Holiday Frolics

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

Copyright © Marie Harrison | Year Posted 2010

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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

Copyright © HGarvey Daniel Esquire | Year Posted 2011

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christmas eve
old hall clock chimes twelve
this silent rush

Copyright © daver austin | Year Posted 2011

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Christmas Senryu

tilting to the right.. paper chains made by small hands children's pure delight
For Andrea's contest

Copyright © Barbara Gorelick | Year Posted 2010

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Want A Hippo for Christmas?

Hippopotamus Only one of these will do! Want one for Christmas? Inspired by the song I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas

Copyright © Marty Owens | Year Posted 2009