Senryu Prayer Poems | Senryu Poems About Prayer

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A Thousand Paper Cranes: sen-zu-baru

winged wishes 
 folded in prayer and love.... 
a thousand paper cranes

Copyright © kabuteng P.iNk k. | Year Posted 2011

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Moments of Prayer

How's my Coretta?
Oh God, I rest knowing love.
Thank You for our life!

     For Abe Lopez contest

Copyright © Sue Mason | Year Posted 2010

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"Peace will come when Arabs and Muslims love their children
   more than they hate us."
                                                     Golda Meir

we take sides to fight politics and religion pray or become prey hate poisons the mind arrogance is ignorance divided we fall American heads roll in the name of Allah Islam bleeds and burns Al-Quida is dead Bin Laden swims with fishes Isis you’re next ka-BOOM religion of hate call to prayer is call of war jihad must be stopped with love in your heart without a gun in your hand Heaven smiles on Earth
When a country is rebellious it has many rulers but a man of understanding and knowledge maintains order PROVERBS 28:2 A scoundrel and villain who plots evil with deceit in his heart he always stirs up dissension, therefore, disaster will over take him in an instant PROVERBS 6:12,14-15 Death and destruction are never satisfied and neither are the eyes of man PROVERBS 27:20 They will eat the fruit of their ways and be filled with the fruit of their schemes PROVERBS 1:31 The righteous one takes note at the house of the wicked and brings the wicked to ruin PROVERBS 21:12 Hatred stirs up dissension, but love covers over all wrong PROVERBS 10:12 "pray or become prey" Homophone "arrogance is ignorance" Simile "Islam bleeds and burns" Alliteration "Bin Laden swims with fishes" Metaphor "Isis your next ka-Boom" Imagery "call to prayer is call of war" Juxtaposition "Heaven Smiles on Earth" Personification

Copyright © Warner Baxter | Year Posted 2014

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Passing Regret

Dead winds blow through the 
Old oak parlor door at night
Silently she screams 

No one to hear her 
Stifled, but desperate cry 
She waits, hopes, and dreams

A sin, she's told to 
Want for anything more than
Rough stone, wood and brass 

Resolved, she watches 
The sun die, to rise again
Through the old stained glass

Trapped in unselfish 
And eternal devotion 
Both, the cage and key 

Lingering in what 
Well might or might not have been 
Dreams are hard to see

Vows uttered to God
With well meaning intention
The velvet-lined snare 

She, with rosary 
Held tight in her trembling hands
Buries all in prayer

Copyright © Christopher Thor Britt | Year Posted 2014

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A Mantis' After-dinner Prayer

prey of the day - frog
pleased mantis licks spiny hands. . . 
that was delicious

Copyright © Andrea Dietrich | Year Posted 2010

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Prayer Is Everywhere

prayer is everywhere
alive in word and action
There for all to share.

Copyright © Joe Murphy | Year Posted 2014

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A Praiseful Prayer To God

1 : Thank-YOU for YOUR LOVE                     2 : I, YOUR Faithful Liege
     Great Blessings, I have received                  Folded hands, on bended knee
      I, YOUR Faithful Liege                                 Worship from my Soul

3 : Worship from my Soul                             4 : His Son, Who’s Risen
      The Gift, Everlasting Life                              His Precious SON : Salvation
      His SON who’s Risen                                    Lamb Among Lions

5 : Lamb among Lions                                   6 : His Throne : FOREVER
     Ascending to the Father                                 Glory of ETERNITY
     His Throne : FOREVER                                   Thank-YOU for YOUR LOVE

Inspired By (My) Sweetheart of  Poetry Soup’s Contest “ SOUL SPEAKS SENRYU “
      Dedicated To “ The FATHER, SON, and HOLY SPIRIT “ 

Author’s Note : I Believe YOU can read this Horizontally Also                   

Copyright © HGarvey Daniel Esquire | Year Posted 2010

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                                           summer night's clear sky
                                          acute glittering huge smile
                                            clouds can never stop

                                               clouds' temporary
                                       though cover up few seconds
                                              stars never loss light

Copyright © BL DEVNATH | Year Posted 2015

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                                          Oh Lord, a contrite
                                   and broken heart and spirit
                                            you cannot reject

                                           In your abundance
                                     of mercy and compassion
                                             do not me forget

                                            My soul is grieving
                                 please pardon my transgressions
                                                I truly repent

                                          Shine your face again
                                          on this miserable man
                                              on you I depend.

John Derek Hamilton
August 18, 2016

4 stanzas of senryu syllable count 5/7/5

Copyright © John Hamilton | Year Posted 2016

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Senryu 015

at the end of days
my prayer to be with you...
also the sunrise.

© Harry J Horsman 2012  

Copyright © harry horsman | Year Posted 2012

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twisted thoughts rise up
beat down through the blood of christ
the essence of prayer

Copyright © Michael Jordan | Year Posted 2007

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we take sides to fight 'x2'

we take sides to fight politics and religion pray or become prey hate poisons the mind arrogance is ignorance divided we fall

Copyright © Warner Baxter | Year Posted 2014

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Enlightened you are -
With your wisdom and power,
Let me bathe in it.

(C) Anindya Mohan Tagore (Bobby)

Copyright © Anindya Mohan Tagore | Year Posted 2015

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Kneeling on my knees
Bring our nation stability
I’m begging you please

By Robb A. Kopp

Copyright © Robb A. Kopp | Year Posted 2010

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Measures of Faith

Freedom in infinite latitude of grace
Answering questions life cannot face
Inspiring a victor's heart in salvation's race
Templed in the love of Christ, the joy to taste
Heaven as bread, and earn it as place.
Measure to me all
The landscape of broken will
Indwell finite space

To endure the night
In raptures claiming presence
Of eternal day

Passing through darkness
With soul untainted, flawed light
Imaging glory

I hold with hands firm
Beyond the brim of eyes span
The great coming, here!

I behold in grime
Figures of hate, bruised and bare
Loving enemies

Earth is illusion
The kingdom is veiled by love
Absent from the heart

O Master, bless me
When night has no moon or stars
To walk in this light

To soar above fear
Treat a pauper like a prince
And sing to the cross

What I see transforms
Daylight is a prayer new
Night a song of praise

It is a gift rare
For opened hearts, and bowed wills
And love of the king.

In pain there is joy
If love's purpose tells sweet gain
So still I remain.

Copyright © David Smalling | Year Posted 2012

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A Lesson in Silence

Loud preacher bellows
on Sunday what a silent
praying mantis knows

Donal Mahoney

Copyright © Donal Mahoney | Year Posted 2017

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Unto Jehovah

  bright garland of hope 
said in silver wrapped in gold
   a child's prayer for peace

Copyright © Johnette Loefgren | Year Posted 2006

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I am the prayer

I am the prayer
On the altar begging fire
To make flesh spirit

Not on my knees, but
At this place that's called prayer
I wait for footsteps

To voice my journey
Where there's no sign nor border
Of separation

Not with wrenched phrases
The agony foolish, waits
Suddenly the still

Of will and motion
The surrender of feelings
To naked frailty

The wise longing pause
In vulnerability
Then through death to live

I am the prayer
That I bring unexpectant
Of all, but to wait.

Copyright © David Smalling | Year Posted 2012

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                      restrained by my knees
     my God pulls out all the weeds
brings me to my feet

Kim Rodrigues © 6/4/2017
Senryu Form

Copyright © Kim Rodrigues | Year Posted 2017

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Friend in Trouble

He is racked with pain 
And I cannot really help him 
Pray he recovers

Copyright © Matthew Anish | Year Posted 2017