Senryu Poems | Definition and Examples of Senryu Poetry

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Example and Definition of Senryu

A Senryu is a type of poem that paints a mental image with a short amount of words and a set amount of syllables per line. The senryu poem originates from Japan and is very similar to a Haiku poem. Both haikus and senryus have rules regarding how many syllables the author can use and...Read More

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Categories: humor, hyperbole, irony, muse,
Upon thinking
by John Beam
How do you eat                     ...

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Categories: angst
SENRYU - GUESS WHO
by Mick Talbot


GUESS WHO
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comparing bodies
infants... my buttons bigger
you've lost your willie
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moral support
give to receive
he knows not the words
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we wonder
he wanders
the fool
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he knows not the words
defames friends... world...

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Categories: hair
CAPITAL COLORISTS CROW
by Jim Tidd
How many colors
is Trump’s coiffure capable
of capturing now.
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Categories: race
What is White
by david mohn
                  faces tinted by 
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Categories: crazy, mother
Pinching Off His Wisdom
by Richard Olson


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Categories: meaningful, truth
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Categories: irony
Premium MemberSenryu
by Oliver McKeithan
Tanka/Senryu

Football playoffs, post- holiday sales
Ocean breezes, surfers.
Golf tournament, balmy weather
State employee pushes wrong button
Incoming ballistic missile scare.
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Categories: africa, discrimination, immigration
X Marks the Spot
by Richard Olson


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Categories: adventure, destiny, eulogy, faith
To Start Anew
by David Whalen O Haolin in ancient Celtic


WHEN I DIE…SPREAD MY
ASHES TO THE WIND…LET ME 
RETURN TO STARDUST

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Categories: love, trust
Premium MemberThree Little Words
by Lin Lane
    

   with three little words

I put my heart in your hands

     careful... it's fragile
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Categories: loneliness
Premium MemberSenryu
by Catie Lindsey
loneliness
envelopes my heart ~
weighted  teardrops...

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Categories: heart, home
Home Is Where The Heart Is
by David Whalen O Haolin in ancient Celtic
No Place Like Home

Spider webs, lichen…
Fairyland at best, makes up
A humming birds nest
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Categories: appreciation, memory, sunset, sweet
Reveries Of Moonlit Memories
by David Whalen O Haolin in ancient Celtic
Heartstring Plucker

Twilight time…a song
That matters…especially when
Sung… by the Platters
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Categories: how i feel, mental
Premium MemberOn Mental Illness
by Maureen McGreavy





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Categories: introspection
Premium MemberA Thought
by Terry Reeves


and after it all 
you’ll find another bright light
as mine fades away



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Categories: friendship, life, social, time,
Premium MemberBEST PART OF THE DAY
by Line Gauthier


Coffee break
Get away
Gab with friends


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Categories: introspection
Premium MemberTrails
by Terry Reeves


plane leaves vapor trail
only proof it ever was
ephemeral us



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Categories: books, hyperbole, psychological
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Categories: appreciation, day, life
Never A Given
by David Whalen O Haolin in ancient Celtic
Appreciation

Each day is never
The same…some good…some bad…give
Thanks for those you had

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Categories: wisdom
Muffing the Deal
by Richard Olson


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Categories: 6th grade, childhood, growing
Girlhood
by Kunda Chamatete
Hours in the mirror,
For her first date awaits;
By all laws abide


27/06/17
Copyright © All Rights Reserved
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Categories: dog, fun, snow
Premium MemberMUST SEE VIDEO - TODOGGON RIDE
by JAN ALLISON
sledging is such fun
even the dog wants a go
up, up and awayyyyyyyyyyyyy!

01/05/18
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Categories: clothes, health, humorous, thank
Premium MemberMY STOCKINGS REALLY AREN'T SEXY
by JAN ALLISON
compression stockings
I look like Nora Batty!
surgery’s over

I'm home after my surgery and couldn't resist writing this little poem - I've got to wear the stockings...

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Categories: music
Premium MemberCALMING OF THE SIRENS
by Kim Rodrigues
CALMING OF THE SIRENS

sirens cease their song
sea of floating hair ponders —
flautist twiddle-dee

1/4/2018
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Categories: crush, depression
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Categories: introspection, nature, women
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Categories: allegory
666
by Adeyemi Joshua
6 land of virtues,
6 treasures in each virtues.
6 souls wants all each.
     17:30:12:11:20...

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Categories: games, life
Premium MemberSTALEMATE
by JAN ALLISON
in the game of life
please don’t treat me like a pawn
the next move is yours

12/29/17
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Categories: world
Premium MemberRECORDING HISTORY
by Kim Rodrigues
as the world spins,
a needle’s placed upon vinyl
endless tracks

12/28/2017
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Categories: christmas, food, humorous
Premium MemberCOLD TURKEY
by JAN ALLISON
turkey sandwiches
until the end of the month …
that bird was just huge!


28/12/17
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Categories: new years day
Premium MemberHappy New Year
by Eve Roper
new year, new beginning, new memories

a new year given
new beginning a fresh start
new memories make

12/27/2017...

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Categories: christmas
Premium Membercovers
by Sara Kendrick
under warm covers
sounds of pouring rain..
Christmas magic gone ...

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Categories: inspirational
Premium MemberJesus
by Sara Kendrick
Jesus'
illumination....
covers my shame  ...

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Categories: anger, break up, character,
Held Back
by Nick Nguyen
My pain and anger
needs to be released somewhere
either my voice or my fists
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Categories: bird, boxing day
Premium MemberHUNTING THE WREN ON ST STEPHEN'S DAY
by JAN ALLISON
folk dance in the streets
trying to find a ‘fake’ wren  -
old Manx tradition  

I’ve lived here for many years but have never witnessed...

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