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Best Senryu Poems

Below are the all-time best Senryu poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of senryu poems written by PoetrySoup members

Premium Member Senryu- In My Red Dream
a red butterfly
stirred me from my crimson sheets-

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Categories: butterfly, dream,
Form: Senryu

Premium Member Darkness Slithers In-Senryu

              Darkness slithers in.

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Categories: imagery, night,
Form: Senryu
Premium Member Love Is Free
a puppet dances

   to its own merry tune

    no strings attached

[Inspired by Jan Allison’s 

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Categories: freedom, love,
Form: Senryu
Premium Member Always Together
Two peas in a pod
One still on Earth, One with God
Together Always
Inspired By Nathan Leccese"s Contest "Two Peas In A Pod"

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Categories: husband, love, wife
Form: Senryu
Premium Member Winds of Change
sweet zephyr breezes 
jasmine empress butterflies 
rainbows in our sky


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© Tom Woody  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: change, peace,
Form: Senryu

Premium Member Full Moon On Christmas
Full moon on Christmas
Werewolf chasing Santa's sleigh --
   A howling good time

Not for any contest.  Just wishing everyone a Merry Christmas and...

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Categories: christmas,
Form: Senryu
Optic Mystic
there is a bright side

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Categories: dark, introspection, light,
Form: Senryu
Premium Member Existence
awkwardly I dance
because I have two left feet
hard to find partner

I watch you dancing
it seems you have two right feet
let us share some shoes

will you...

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Categories: beauty, dance, happiness, love,
Form: Senryu
Carved On a Willow
carved on a willow
our love growing out of reach...

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Categories: loss, love, nostalgia, sad,
Form: Senryu
symptom spectrum script

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Categories: fear, mental illness, science,
Form: Senryu
My Maa Touches My Poems
My aged mother
she can't understand English...
feels my poems by touch

she touches the words
her frail fingers caressing...
smile in wrinkled face

'write a poem for me'--
'all the poems...

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© Kash Poet  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: motherinspirational, poems,
Form: Senryu
Premium Member Climate Change
warmth from His presence

thaws the coldest heart of stone-

winter becomes spring

 Brian Strand | Year Posted 2010...

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Categories: christian,
Form: Senryu
Premium Member Broken
his baby daughter
tossed aside like a rag doll
dad wanted a son

my mother told him
that I was ‘the next best thing’
at least she loved me!

always second...

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Categories: feelings, growing up, me,
Form: Senryu
Golden Flowerworks
sun rise all day long
gold flowerworks exploding
van goghs sunflowers...

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Categories: beautiful, flower,
Form: Senryu
Oh To Have the Balls
to tell you the truth


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Categories: angst, gender,
Form: Senryu
Los Marbles
polishing pieces

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Categories: me, mental illness, poetry,
Form: Senryu
rusted with disuse
heavy heart hammers in pain ~
spiders build cobwebs

10th January 2023...

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Categories: heart,
Form: Senryu
Premium Member Roses
he is tall and dark
gentle strong hands tender heart
brown eyes deep like sea

plant peace inside me
he gave me twelve red roses
pearly smile shining...

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Categories: appreciation, black love, red,
Form: Senryu
Premium Member String of Christmas Lights
we are each other’s 
light at Christmas
darkness is beaten 

we are like the stringed
Christmas lights--more beautiful 
when stick together

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Categories: christmas, light,
Form: Senryu
Premium Member - a Place Where the Soul Rests -
Frail, compact and sad

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Categories: death, old, sad,
Form: Senryu
Premium Member Drunken Moon
~ Injustice Moon Among Us ~

deeper than twilight
the moon to moon afterglow
a wave crush the mood
Stereotype motion
Two face under water 
Human injury 

(Senryu of Being...

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Categories: beautiful, dream, fantasy, love,
Form: Senryu
Premium Member Terrorism Knows No Geography
hate knows no limits
Boston or Beirut Bombings
innocent ones die

in Paris or Pakistan
atrocities unlabeled
innocent ones die

Baghdad or Berlin
Lives should have the same value
innocent ones die

innocent ones...

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Categories: evil, international,
Form: Senryu
Premium Member My Dream
tears fall from our eyes
universal hugs of love
peace reigns in our world

Entry: "Any Poem About Dreams" (Old or New)
Sponsor: P.D. 
3rd Place Winner

For the "Dream...

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Categories: hope, love, peace, uplifting,
Form: Senryu
Premium Member Love Is Bind
poor puppet dances
to the tune of her master -
he’s pulling her strings!

Jan Allison
9th April 2015
Contest: - Judy Konos Get Your Senryu On
~awarded 1st place~...

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Categories: humorous,
Form: Senryu
Premium Member Masterpiece

 By James Marshall Goff



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Categories: peace
Form: Senryu