What is Senryu?

Micropoetry | Haiku | Gogyohka | Tanka | Senryu | Twaiku | 1-6 lines | 3-10 words

Senryu is a three line Japanese poem that is structurally similar to haiku poetry. So 17 syllables or less. It differs from Haiku because it’s subject matter much more concerned with human nature and satiric humour. For more info about how it differs from haiku click here.

LIVE SENRYU MICROPOETRY FROM TWITTER
Here are the latest senryu micropoems live from twitter, (a few poems may be in Japanese).Twitter hashtag: #senryu

The insatiable Desire of the brain surgeon Was to get a head #BraveWrite (insatiable) #haiku #senryu #PunKu

hover flies my aunt and me on the balcony #haiku #senryu #micropoetry

As she stirs her tea she seems to be lost in thought until their eyes meet #haikulust #stir #haiku #senryu

#lyrikfredag 温かいお茶 私の中の空虚 夜が消える Atatakai ocha watashi no naka no kūkyo yoru ga kier varmt te inom mig en tomhet Ute tänds natten Skriven på grund av dagens händelser. #senryu

ice cream truck — they abandon their castle to the tide #haiku #senryu #poem #micropoetry #mpy Frogpond

mourning racism over kai kua noodles - white privilege #haiku #senryu #micropoetry

a murder of crows watch from the gnarled old oak my footsteps quicken #haiku #micropoetry #senryu #superstition

broken dinner plate - shut the door behind you #haiku #senryu #vsspoem

oh rusty lamp post where your eyes do not fall - a hedgehog #haiku #senryu #vsspoem

Fall had come and gone Winter melted into spring And yet here I was Wondering if it mattered That I was still holding on #tanka #poetry #senryu #micropoetry #life #moments #love #heartbreak I'm Still Here by @BENJYDAVIS open.spotify.com/track/1xpUubac…