Posts Tagged With: senryu

Flame

splashes of fire 
with the flick of a thumb 
colors ignite 

 

(internet photo)

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3 Liners

BBku5

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Kompilation of Ku

BBku4F

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That Time Again

THE BEST OF
 #gogyohka #haiku #5lines #senryu #micropoetry from Twitter

Corpulent stars ~ wearing sweats ~ cloud hopping ~ in nikes ~ for exercise. #gogyohka

afraid ~ in the dark ~ whistling dixie ~ an octave ~ too high #gogyohka

a sigh ~ heavy ~ with doubt ~ exhaling ~ slowly  #gogyohka #micropoetry

words ~ of color ~ sitting ~ back ~ of the bus #gogyohka #5lines

running out of ink ~ connecting ~ the dots ~ so many more freckles ~ to go #gogyohka #5lines

corner wind ~ impasse ~ arguing who goes first ~ I push forward ~ to win #gogyohka #5lines


garden / pearls / each imperfection / sprouting / tears
#5lines

prism of tears / reflecting sympathy / at every angle #senryu #3lines

Dwarf / shrubs / demand / politically correct / untall moniker. #5lines #gogyohka 

skein / of unfinished deeds / fall / from forgetful / finger #gogyohka #5lines

Feathers ~ in her cap ~ molting ~ under pressure ~ from uncertainty. #gogyohka #micropoetry #5lines

Sleight of hand ~ catching tears ~ before ~ they hurt ~ your heart. #gogyohka #micropoetry #5lines

loose dentures ~ nodding off ~ snoring #senryu

Nomadic caravan ~ crepuscular moths ~ indigent ~ light ~ worshipers. #gogyohka #5lines

Nimble grammarian ~ jumbling hard words ~ in a tongue twister. #senryu

Moon ~ on a bender ~ hiccupping ~ an occasional ~ beam. #gogyohka #5lines

Comforting visit ~ between purrs ~ ictus mews ~ kneading ~ on a lap. #gogyohka #5lines

Taunting ~ red scarf ~ relentlessly ~ poking ~ at angry wind. #gogyohka #5lines

morning clouds ~ from the old school ~ politely ~ bow ~ to the sun #gogyohka #5lines #micropoetry

Class clown ~ the mighty power of laughter ~ win hearts. #senryu #3lines

Unfurling slowly ~ teaser rose ~ making debut. #haiku

Beneath ~ a hidden trail ~ overgrown with brush ~ an ant farm ~ in plain sight. #gogyohka #5lines #micropoetry

Parting ~ tall grass ~ machete mice squadron ~ march ~ into spring. #gogyohka #5lines

Musical rain clouds ~ improvise soft jazz ~ playing wind chime. #haiku

Watering day ~ plants ask for ~ another song. #senryu

toying around / showing might / wind / keeps me / under thumb #gogyohka #5lines

It’s been a while. Thanks for stopping by to read the musings of an ever-aspiring poet.

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Various New Poetry

Haiku, Twaiku, Senryu and Gogyohka
from Twitter postings

  • Street vendor / selling franks / wearing gloves. 
  • Colliding kites / in a tailspin / migrating geese / trail / blazing colors.
  • I pledge / allegiance / to the flag / of dignity and respect / for all.
  • Origami M&M’s / folds in your mouth / not in your hands.
  • Because / I may weep / for a dead butterfly / does not mean / I’m weak.
  • Graffiti tattoo / impertinence / stings.
  • Cherry nose / spaghetti hair / pie shaped suit / pancake shoes / yummy circus clown!
  • Pomegranate seeds ~ trail ~ of bird droppings.
  • Shattered / hourglass stuck / in thyme.
  • Driving storm / unforgiving wind / uprooted trees / inconsolable / weeping willow.
  • Made of ~ finest silk ~ strands of tomorrows ~ handle ~ with care.
  • Barely audible / to the human ear / but trained eyes / can always see / a cry for help.
  • Little blue pills / winking / at each other.
  • Old / blind dog / full of love / tail / always wagging.
  • Cemetery plot / bronze memorial / with my name / waiting / for dates.
  • Essence of periwinkle ~ evening breeze ~ wisteria swoons.
  • Let’s peel an apple ~ take the pits ~ and loving ~ start ~ an orchard.
  • Walking ~ on hot coals ~ of stubbornness ~ gives you ~ twisted toes.
  • I part ~ the sea ~ of benevolence ~ and give you ~ half.
  • Passed ~  thru the light ~ to the other side ~ and pushed back ~ not my time.
  • If I ate ~ all the poems ~ liked on Twitter ~ I’d be ~ fat as a house!
  • Peeked ~ thru the keyhole ~ of oblivion ~ and saw ~ stagnant indecision.
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Coming Soon

Coming soon … Lots of my new Japanese Poetry.

In the meanwhile, you  can catch all the fine poets on Twitter. Click each link below for more.

#5lines
#gogyohka
#senryu
#haiku

May 2011: Int’l 5 Line Poetry Month

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