Senryu Poems


Senryu is a traditional form of Japanese poetry, often referred to as 'human haiku'. Like haiku, senryu are short poems, comprising of only three lines. The first and last lines of a senryu should have five syllables and the middle line should have seven. Unlike haiku, senryu have a predominant theme of humans (physical or psychological) or human artefacts, and often have no references to the natural world.

DU Poetry : Senryu Poems