Senryu Sunday~~1 .24.21

interviewing
myself, I ask
many questions

conversation
above the clouds
nebulous

moonlight
under a sunroof
our first date
Genie Nakano

I am trying something new–senryu. I have experimented with haiku, haibun and renku. Now having fun with senryu.*

*Senryu: a 3-line unrhymed Japanese poem similar to haiku but treating human nature usually in an ironic or satirical vein. Merriam Dictionary

These 3 senryu were published this month in Failed Haiku edited by Michael Rehling online. Here are 3 failed haiku senryu. (what a name?!?)

Sensei says
haiku is always about love
I hate him

last nite
a man in the moon
winked


stiletto heels
high school graduation
self-defence

Genie Jeanne Nakano, 1 .10.21

Published by genienakano

I love writing--It's my joy, my therapy--my confession. I'm a performer, dancer, yoga and meditation instructor, write a poetry column for Rafu Shimpo. Growth and love of life is a key to my happiness.

4 thoughts on “Senryu Sunday~~1 .24.21

  1. To the Mouse:
    Yes, Failed Haiku is an online publication. The name is not my favorite. I think Prune Juice is another Senryu line publication. I’m going to look into it today. Lurline Ikeda took the photo of me and I took the picture of the clouds.
    Thank you for your comments.
    I think you would be good in Senryu.

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