#Haiku Happenings #9: Colleen’s #tanka and senryu response to her weekly poetry challenge!
Thanks for stopping by to check out my weekly poetry challenge where we can write a Haiku, Tanka, Haibun, Cinquain, or a Senryu using the prompt words: mist and shape. To keep things interesting, I kept the word mist but used silhouettes for the word shape.
Forms blending as one
figures outlined in gray mist,
Profiles in passion adrift,
contours of a broken heart.
©2017 Colleen M. Chesebro
I can create a Senryu by using synonyms. This time, I used “opaque” for misty, and “manipulation” for the word, shape. The Senryu instructions say to share a personal event. In my poetry, the irony is that the relationship was all about manipulation, not love as the first two lines suggest. Does that make sense?
Here is how I am viewing a Haiku – write about nature. When you write a Senryu, you are writing about love or human emotions…
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