“Snow Blind,” senryu vs haiku

luminous sunshine snow reflections sparkle… I’m blind as a bat © Colleen M. Chesebro While haiku are often stark and disciplined, senryu poems are often witty or funny. The senryu is a three-line (5-7-5, 3-5-3, 2-3-2 syllable) Japanese poetic form that focuses on human nature, including an ironic or darkly comedic edge. Some are witty, …

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