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

三津又の 花火はたえず 川びらき ぬしでなければ 夜は明けいせん #kyoka #senryu

church bells versus the ice cream van a wafer each way - Helen Buckingham Commentary: haikucommentary.wordpress.com/2019/12/02/hel… #senryu #haiku #poetry

Mindfulness practice My thoughts are crowded by life Got the monkey mind #BraveWrites #crowded #senryu #meditation

This house is crowded Though I’m the only one here Filled with memory #BraveWrites #crowded #senryu

大丸の 大丸一座 大一座 酒のまん引 用心々々 #kyoka #senryu

とし行と いふはもつとも 住の江の 岸による波 顔による波 #kyoka #senryu

excessive force looters contribute to the cause #haikuchallenge (contribute) #senryu #poetry

くれないの あつき日影に 夏の野の 露わきかへる さゆりばの花 #kyoka #senryu

明けぬれば くるる物とは 御存じの 道信どのも 朝ね四ツ時 #kyoka #senryu

きんざん寺 和尚も舟に のりの道 ながむる空に 月ひとつなし #kyoka #senryu

これがかの かの探幽が 筆にかく 梅としきけば めでたくかしく #kyoka #senryu

prayer meeting- blessings equal to the contribution made ~alwrites #haikuchallenge #haikudaily #senryu #contribute

のみつくせ いざこれからは 四斗樽 傾くまでの 月をこそ見め(月) #kyoka #senryu

ちらほらと 裾からみゆる 甚九もて 甚九おどりか 何かしら菊 #kyoka #senryu