Senryu Stress Poems | Senryu Poems About Stress

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Kids go down
The slide…they head toward the swings

Free time ends
Their parents want to go home
Frowns exchange 

Copyright © JW Earnings | Year Posted 2013

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I Don't Know Whether To Laugh Or Cry


The manic depressives greatest tool 

Are you kidding me?

Copyright © Wayne Riley | Year Posted 2014

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The Kids of Divorce

Mom and Dad divorce; the kids are damaged for life; but some are relieved.

Copyright © Ngoc Nguyen | Year Posted 2012

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Her Return

Time passes along,
Seen by his heart so heavy,
Angst at her return

First ever try at a Senryu.

Written in Afghanistan -3 SEP 2013

Copyright © Marquis MC Mills-Cooper | Year Posted 2013

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having a bad day... on the freezer shelf .... Häagen Dazs ice cream!!! Jan Allison 29th April 2016

Copyright © JAN ALLISON | Year Posted 2016

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Hip Replacement

legs wobble 
like broken twigs 
grafting in

Copyright © J.R. Dawson | Year Posted 2017

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The Vital Holy Day

Getting ready for
Passover to shed us might
For joyous future

The significance 
Of God’s holiday is way
More vital than us 

Copyright © JW Earnings | Year Posted 2013

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color awe
so crystal as to hear an

whiffed fragrance
a strangeness to scarcely taste
obscure scenes

light is sown
feel the warmth that follows miles
minds do smile


"An individual whose conscious awareness is such that a sound becomes fused with a sense of color and taste; for whom each fleeting impression engenders a vivid, inextinguishable image; for whom words have quite different meanings than they do for us—such a person cannot mature in the same way others do, nor will his inner world, his life history tend to be like others'."


Luria, A. R. & Solotaroff, Lynn (translator) (1968) The mind of a mnemonist: a little book about a vast memory. Jonathan Cape

Copyright © Laura Breidenthal | Year Posted 2013

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                                               when get hurt in heart
                                              then i angry with myself
                                                 my revenge on me

                                             when get hurt in heart
                                         sustain heavy loss for pain
                                                  revenges on me

                                              When get hurt in heart
                                                losses valuable time
                                                 my revenge on me

Copyright © BL DEVNATH | Year Posted 2013

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The Other Outlet

long and winding road
without Him you go nowhere
dangerous, dark road

Copyright © Brandee Augustus | Year Posted 2015

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                                                    feeling by giving
                                            not same by taking indeed
                                                 needs indicate there

                                                  one side's sacrifice
                                              good with in fit tolerance
                                                    bursts after limit

Copyright © BL DEVNATH | Year Posted 2013

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Year ending

thirty first march knocks
so many lenders to pay -
poems find back door


Copyright © Anindya Mohan Tagore | Year Posted 2016

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Sitting Scared Poet

Sitting scared poet
Nervously stammers his words
A man leaves the room

Copyright © JP Armstrong | Year Posted 2017

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reading to ourselves

never speaking verse aloud

do we miss the point

Note: I was reminded of this aspect of poetry when my wife recently recited one of her 
favourite poems to me from her school days by Walter De La Mare 'Off the Ground'.

Copyright © Brian Strand | Year Posted 2010

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Of't Times The Only Way Out

When it seems you can’t Get over it…well then The Best way out is through

Copyright © David Whalen O Haolin in ancient Celtic | Year Posted 2017