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

riding her broomstick it’s ok she’s only acting Many thanks to @ThePoetryPea for reading this #senryu out on the latest entertaining haiku podcast about film poetrypea.com #wizardofoz #wickedwitch (it still gives me the willies!) youtube.com/watch?v=kgkfXQ…

#senryu sipping warm apple cider water digestive issues and work

2019/161 if we purge common trumpian politicians, we may yet survive G.G.F. #ItTakesMoreThanGreedToLead #haiku #senryu #poetry #HaikuChallenge (yet) Thank you @hegelincanada for "trumpian" which is the best use of the t word that I've ever seen. pic.twitter.com/4pGl6VsLs4

#haiku #senryu #cats back to school day peace returns to the cottage cats out of hiding

Miscounted the syllables (correction): A crumbling glacier Tomorrow's submerged coastline Yet we do nothing #haikuChallenge (yet) #haiku #senryu #ClimateAction #mondayThoughts #EarthDay2019

The slow drip of lies has turned into a river yet truth will persist #HaikuChallenge (yet) #TrumpLies #brexit #haiku #senryu #mondaytThoughts

A crumbling glacier Tomorrow's submerged coastline and yet we do nothing #haikuChallenge (yet) #haiku #senryu #ClimateAction #mondayThoughts

Childhood query Echoes throughout the road trip Are we there yet? No. #haikuchallenge (yet) #haiku #senryu #poetry #poetrycommunity #writing #writingcommunity #amwriting

Today is my 11th anniversary of sobriety. If you pronounce the 11 as "levin ", then I got a cool senryu going here lol. #poetry #micropoetry #haiku #senryu #writinginstagram.com/timothypflynnw…

2019/160 our modern "culture" taking the zest out of life "Shut up, get to work" G.G.F. #haiku #senryu #poetry #HaikuDaily (zest)

Click through to reflect on both of Mark Gilbert's layered #ku from Issue 1.4. Auto-Tuned.® Unable to trust my own voice. #haiku #senryu #autotune buff.ly/2UUv49W

#haikuchallenge #haiku #senryu favorite seasons change the rhapsodies of life familiar renewed pic.twitter.com/i06cQjKeVo

The #Haiku Pea podcast. The community writes haiku and #senryu on the topic of film. New poets are most welcome to submit for the next one, topic is weeds. Deadline 13th May. @HawkheadJohn soundcloud.com/haikupea/s2e8-… pic.twitter.com/LvowJVL9q6

ひとふたつ 三つ秀たる 草みれば よつの翁の としもつむべく #kyoka #senryu

おさへたる なまづはなしの 種ふくべ いけるをさくに 不忍の池 #kyoka #senryu

世の中に うしろをみせて わがやどに むかひてゑめる 大黒のかほ #kyoka #senryu