Senryu Poems

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Poem Topics Related to Senryu

haiku, japan, human nature, scenery,

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Premium Member 'Smiling Faces'
   They leer at your soul

as you shrink into your role

     ~ withdrawn in your hole... 
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Categories: emotions, fear, loneliness,
Form: Senryu

Premium Member Human Pin Cushion
human pin cushion
survival mode apparent
toughened narcotics 
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Categories: sick,
Form: Senryu
Premium Member Teeth Chattering Mental Shake
teeth are chattering
mental shakedown in the works
forward march body...Read More
Categories: endurance, sick,
Form: Senryu
Premium Member Words
words hold emotions
expressed on a single page
heart of a poet
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Categories: heart, poets, words, write,
Form: Senryu
  Love Me
the task is simple
remember be forgiving
forgive-ness is love  

written words by James Edward Lee Sr.

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Categories: appreciation, character, forgiveness, love,
Form: Senryu

Sight of fake smiles drew
'You look like barbie' , I said
Dumb, she smiles proving.
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Categories: emotions, giggle, humor, jealousy, simile,
Form: Senryu
Premium Member Seventh Heaven
          out grocery-shopping

with her mom. she shrieks with joy...

        mom picked up ice-cream

Date written: 10/14/2019...Read More
Categories: daughter, emotions, family, happy, imagery, mom,
Form: Senryu
Premium Member Haiku senryu nuptials

                             wedding night         ...Read More
Categories: senryu, love, marriage,
Form: Haiku
Treasured Life
a simplicity 
at the end we may know it
a real treasured life...Read More
Categories: life, simple,
Form: Senryu
Premium Member Rebound

soul chasm plumbed;

pestle sorrow seeds

      ~ renascent stillness

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Categories: silence, spiritual,
Form: Senryu
Premium Member Before You
Here stand I in awe

   Open please my trembling heart

      Help me hear your voice...Read More
Categories: heart, sound,
Form: Senryu
Premium Member The Challenge
You stand in Prayer

   heart directed Heavenward

      ~ Now maintain focus!...Read More
Categories: heaven, prayer,
Form: Senryu

Renoir touched my heart,
my eyes, my soul, sighing lips —
illumined brushstrokes

~           ~           ~

Renoir touché mon cœur,
mes yeux, mon âme, soupirant...Read More
Categories: art,
Form: Senryu
Premium Member PURPLE RULER

Purple Ruler
I am violet
Royalty be mine inclined
Kingdom surface reigns

Written words by James Edward Lee Sr. 2019©
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Categories: analogy, appreciation, confidence, symbolism,
Form: Senryu
in new poems page
enjoyed read but for poster  
zeros are the views...Read More
Categories: adventure,
Form: Senryu
how lovely that man
alchemy Ronaldinho
enchanting player...Read More
Categories: soccer,
Form: Senryu
Premium Member Admit it - Nude is natural

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Categories: art, beautiful,
Form: Senryu
Poor Poop
swallows the old rat
Poor Poop eats the swimming frog
cow-dung for salad

the Poor Poop's show off
who is really boring?
zero romance time
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Categories: adventure, allegory, analogy,
Form: Senryu
Premium Member Let Them Go
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Categories: bird, flying, freedom, prison,
Form: Senryu
You Can Become Dreamy In A Spa
”You Can Become Dreamy In A Spa”
(by Rainbow ?? Promise)

Soft Erie-like musical strains  -
Guitars, flutes, banjos, violins 
Float in the Air with rhythmic flare.

With rhythmic flare you lay bare,
Soft lights, candle lit, flicker there,
As Erie-like strains drone on.

As Erie-like...Read More
Categories: allusion, conflict, dark, feelings, irony,
Form: Senryu
chess cheaters---A
Feigned sight fixed on board;
Stealth mind haunting smart phone's screen:
Next hot tip hopped out?...Read More
Categories: games, sports,
Form: Senryu
Premium Member Immigration Status
asylum seekers

abandon hope who enter-

Don T's inferno...Read More
Categories: america, children, family, future, immigration, parents,
Form: Senryu
Fall Season
birds fly toward south
in night, dried leaves do the same
in fall, days and nights
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Categories: autumn, bird, seasons,
Form: Senryu
Premium Member The Touch of His Lips
    his solemn promise

to kiss away her teardrops...

         always, forever

Date written: 10/04/2019...Read More
Categories: husband, kiss, love, romance, wife,
Form: Senryu
Premium Member Late Visitor

retired engine boxed ~

       memorial moment crash

                    unseen shadow

(late visitor)

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Categories: death, memorial, surreal,
Form: Senryu

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