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

true love-- he sends me an outback astronomy link #senryu

田仕事の馬も躓く曼珠沙華 曇り空足元照らす曼珠沙華 曼珠沙華赤の色数増えにけり #haiku #jhaiku #senryu #575 #17 #自由律 #蛸墨雄 #晴慧星

Delicious cake pop, Has almonds sprinkled on top, Made with pumpkin spice. #haiku #micropoetry #575poem #senryu #poetry #3lines

"Blame the victim" shtick heartless and clichéd; still GOP go-to #Haiku #senryu twitter.com/DanRather/stat…

#tanka #kyoka #haiku #senryu #haiga #micropoetry she looks off into empty space aloof until the bell rings for the second round pic.twitter.com/EN2PG8tkpy

hospital curtain her last breath lingers in the ripples ​ short list, 2018 H. Gene Murtha Senryu Contest #poetry #micropoetry #shortlist #contests #winner #haiku #senryu #Haikufoundation #Hospital #Health #Death #dying #lastbreath

just like his father he waits too long to slither into the bathroom G.G.F. #haiku #senryu #poetry #micropoetry #HaikuChallenge (slither) #WhichTrumpIsThis? pic.twitter.com/TbNJJmBkW6

人を殺すゲームをしながら麺すする #senryu