Sunday, April 3, 2011

Eyes Closed (Senryu)

young man only sees
wrinkle and feeble old man
not what he'll become
©Copyright Ginny Brannan March 2011

Artist: Paul Wright, U.K.

Senryu (also called human haiku) is an unrhymed Japanese verse consisting of three unrhymed lines of 5,7,5 or 17 syllables. Senryu is usually written in present tense and only refers to some aspect of human nature or emotions.
Shared One Stop Poetry, One Shot Wednesday Week #47


  1. oh but fate will find him...and he will learn...and maybe get a little wiser...smiles.

  2. funny how perspectives change. great picture, too.

  3. Oh and by the time that lesson is learned...! So much truth in seventeen syllables. Bravo!!!


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