Category Archives: Senryu

Senryu for Tea

gnarled outer skin hides pungent sweetness and heat beaten lemongrass mates with ginger for my tea- stems above and below ground Advertisements

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Pertinacious-a senryu of warning

I will cling to you Like the scarlet runner vine Clings to wrought iron

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Senryu for Harvest

Sunflower heads bow meeting the gaze of the Earth not death but harvest– When my own harvest time comes, may memories of love live.

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Gratitude for Pain (Senryu)

We grow green and crisp- It’s the boiling water that lets us persist- Embrace, then pain and sorrow without which we treasure fear.

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Senryu for an Old Dog

  Old black dog circles groans with every small movement predicts days to come- Is this why we love them so- they let us care for ourselves?

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Long Love’s Eyes (Senryu)

As eyes cloud over vision becomes much clearer each others’ souls sharp– I don’t create your beauty– I only see well what’s there.

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Relief (Senryu)

Your kiss came to me- high summer watermelon- such sweet wet relief

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