Category Archives: Humorous Poems

Senryu vs. Haiku

Dear Readers and Loyal Followers: If you’ve been following this blog for a long time, you can see that haiku and senryu often overlap. Some of you write to me, from time to time, wanting to know why I didn’t … Continue reading

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Haiku & Senryu: Write Them Right

I see people struggle with writing haiku and senryu each day, posting what they write on Facebook, Twitter, or on their own blog sites. Haiku and senryu are short forms of poetry– yes poetry, not just random thoughts. Haiku and … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: June 18, 2016

senryu: clown car . . . nothing works but the horn by Stanford M. Forrester Big Data, 2014

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Senryu, Jan. 23, 2016, on The Daily Haiku

Woodstock reunion all the tie-dye shirts XXX-large by John J. Dunphy bottle rockets, 11:2

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Senryu Week: Human Nature at Its Best

am I holding them correctly? worry beads by George Dorsty, Author The Space Between: haiku by George Dorsty

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Senryu Week on The Daily Haiku, Jan. 19, 2016

Below is the second senryu of our special week featuring this poetic form:   funeral– my grandchild tells me I’m next by Kristen Deming Modern Haiku, 39:3, Autumn 2008

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Daily Haiku, Jan. 15, 2016

senryu: no forwarding address the mover who lost things by LeRoy Gorman Modern Haiku, Vol. XXX, No. 1, Winter-Spring 1999

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