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Senryu Sad Poems | Senryu Poems About Sad

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carved on a willow

carved on a willow
our love growing out of reach

Copyright © Rickie Elpusan | Year Posted 2005

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- A Place Where The Soul Rests -


                                   Frail, compact and sad
                             The old chapel needs new paint
                                cold room with stone floor

Sun :) - A-L Andresen :)
Copyright © All Rights Reserved

Senryu: Sadness /third place in the contest 

Copyright © Sunshine Smile | Year Posted 2017

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- I cry with you -

                                             Tear-filled eyes
                                      All dreams were crushed
                                              Grief is heavy 

Dedicated to Holly Moore
A-L  Andresen :)

Copyright © Sunshine Smile | Year Posted 2012

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Setbacks Contest Sponsor: Nayda Ivette Negrom missing link unknown her death my pity hindrance lessening of growth regressed innocence before successful progress life’s impediment severe frustration defeated bloodline mourning extinct from her loss thirsty for closure beyond my intelligence woe relapsed from strength prayers heal my heart yesterday’s setbacks bring hope struggle gains freedom ~1st Place Winner~ Date Written: July 6, 2016

Copyright © Laura Loo | Year Posted 2016

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tears freely flowing waterfall of emotions pooling my sorrow 8th January 2015

Copyright © JAN ALLISON | Year Posted 2015

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plastic surgery features are frozen in time grimace locked in place 3~14~15 Three line poetry contest – Debbie Guzzi

Copyright © JAN ALLISON | Year Posted 2015

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Violinist Composition

I hear the straw hum
stretched chords groan and snag my heart
leaving me composed.

Copyright © Tatyana Carney | Year Posted 2005

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Unsung poem

Unsung poem

Orange of twilight
fades into darkness of night
my poem misjudged...

Heart cries in despair
no readers and no comments
emotions unheard...

A brilliant sunrise
hold my pen as sparrows chirp
words silently flow.....

Written July 5th, 2015
For contest by Marvin celestial

Copyright © Dr. Upma A. Sharma | Year Posted 2015

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In and Out of Shadows

standing in the sun laugh lines round her bright blue eyes - the cheerful sister the gloomy sister - lines etched deeply in her face - hangs back in shadows
Inspired by the Contest of Rick Parise: "Shadows and Lines"

Copyright © Andrea Dietrich | Year Posted 2011

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a lost little girl

a lost little girl
on an sunken cypress stump
waits for centuries

Copyright © Rickie Elpusan | Year Posted 2005

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The Judgment seat

every man must stand                                                                                             some kneel first time before God                                                                              sadly the last time

Copyright © John Beam | Year Posted 2013

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You can't sweep up tears

                       nor can they be blown away

                                                 only held and seen.

Copyright © Michael J. Falotico | Year Posted 2010

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Slave and Can't Help It

Hidden for so long,
Because of Society.
Someone, no one knows!

Copyright © Marty Owens | Year Posted 2009

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still looking for it

lost a long time ago
still looking for it---
my missing heart

© kash poet 2012

Placement: 8th;(March 2012)

Contest: Missing

Sponsor:Susan Burch

Copyright © kash poet | Year Posted 2012

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2 a.m. no sleep
Restless, not even tired yet
The candle flickers

Copyright © Joseph Silva | Year Posted 2007

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Shattered Moon Beams

Pop the silver orb
Moon drops splashed upon your wrist
Goodbye on your lips...

Copyright © Tatyana Carney | Year Posted 2005

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senryu - 12

unanswered letters drift aimlessly off to sea words no longer speak

Copyright © Tim Smith | Year Posted 2016

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Bruised skin from impact
Disguised behind, fake beauty
Alibi … makeup

Copyright © Edwinna Bryant | Year Posted 2006

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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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enlighten me please

enlighten me please
you told me I am the best
why then put me down

Copyright © Carol Sunshine Brown | Year Posted 2011

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The Subtle Knife

Beg for sadness, end
Fighting, a castrated peace
Open cuts, betray

©Drake J. Eszes

"Fighting for peace is like screwing for virginity." -Carlin

Copyright © Drake Eszes | Year Posted 2013

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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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To be young again.

                             Bit of a stretch, like my skin

                                                                          at sixty seven!

*For Sunset Silouettes contest

Copyright © John Trusty | Year Posted 2010

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john deere

john deere toy tractor wet with spring's low cloud's moisture.... silence pierces air

Copyright © Sara Kendrick | Year Posted 2015

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SUDDENLY LOST Sunset serenades disperse thoughts are her refrains smiling yet she tears. The autumn wind greets, cool breeze brushed her pallor cheeks, her head in the clouds. Rumbles crash silence, denial rush to her lips, ghost eyes snap and slit. The strawberry lies made her wait for sunrises, truth kissed bittersweet. Innocence murdered by colorful, luring masks, times were trashed, wasted. _____________________________ *** Contest Name: LOST Sponsor: Broken Wings 10:33pm, February 05, 2016

Copyright © Olive Eloisa Guillermo - Fraser | Year Posted 2016

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Promised to Evil

Written on July 23, 2012

An explosive mind
Death-filled actions without heart
The day the world found out

Dedicated to all of the victims
of Aurora, Colorado 

Copyright © Gail DeBole | Year Posted 2012

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Saving Wangsasre

          death of a forest

   blatant rape of sacred land

        the green olympics!


A forest in S. Korea, consisting of 500 year old wangsasre trees, 
is being cut down to make way for Olympic ski facilities that will 
be used for a four day competition in 2018. 
The IOC has mandated these games as the “Green Olympics”!! 
Pls, you may join the campaign to save this forest by signing on:

Copyright © Paul Callus | Year Posted 2015

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starving rising costs

cities are dimming the lights

smorgasboard for crime

nationwide nightime

Copyright © John Trusty | Year Posted 2012

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My daughter emigrated today non traditional haiku

after she has gone

the teapot still full and warm

now empty

Copyright © Eiken Laan | Year Posted 2011

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Lust and Passion

We were so young--
Stones were emeralds to us
This was lust and passion; not love.

Copyright © Sandy Tadros | Year Posted 2015