General Poetry posted August 5, 2022 Chapters:  ...100 101 -102- 

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3/7/5 Senryu

A chapter in the book One Thousand Cranes

Letting Go

by Gypsy Blue Rose

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letting go 
pain of living without you —
Autumn leaves downstream



SENRYU is a Japanese poetic form similar to haiku. It's written in 3 lines with 17 syllables OR LESS in a shot/long/short form. Senryu is about human foibles while haiku tend to be about nature. Senryu doesn't need a season word (kigo) but it's okay if you do.

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collection of senryu

The Haiku Foundation of America

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