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

Dolphins splashing diving In and out of the water Their sleek bodies sparkle #haiku #haikuchallenge #amwriting #senryu #threelines #writing

花みんと もちしささへを ぶちおとし くだけてものを おもふころ哉 #kyoka #senryu

毎週web句会 第144回 森山文切選 平抜き ブラウザ山を成し 煩悩の名残 /みなみあきら 初投句で選んでいただけました。嬉しいっす。 #haiku #俳句 #川柳 #senryu senryutou-okinawa.com/2019/01/16/wee…

2019/027 "The rack doesn't live up to all the hype." Gomez thought, "Decent stretch though." G.G.F. #haiku #senryu #poetry #HaikuChallenge (stretch) pic.twitter.com/ZSJFYe11h2

定家どの さてもき長く こぬ人と しりてまつほの 浦の夕ぐれ #kyoka #senryu

"such a nice guy" said every girl's mother about me #senryu #ohjDailyWords

静かに切り返すことができたら快感  #senryu

One hundred percent Pure grade adrenaline, feel It push through my veins #vss365 #vss #haiku #senryu

Much easier to Pen impromptu poetry When given a prompt #hangtenstories #tenwords #haiku #senryu #vss #amwriting

花よりも 葉をやしなふや かたからん 春からわけし 根津氏の菊 #kyoka #senryu

"rehab" after a pause he points to his shoulder #senryu

後鳥羽どの ことばつづきの おもしろく 世を思ふゆへに ものおもふみは #kyoka #senryu