Senryu Soul

 

 

In a summer soul

Hoped for wishes fall like rain

On a thirsty heart

 

For the arid hole

Longed for kisses, long-felt pain

Melancholy start

 

Take the leading role

Harder misses, lesser gain

Beauty of the part

 

Time can take a toll

Stronger itches want contain

Hope sails without chart

 

Moments that time stole

Ego flinches, Id remains

Clever, never smart

 

Warmth does sun enroll

Pretty cinches, golden frame

The petulant dart

 

The heart not made whole

Why is this the sad refrain

Spirit torn apart

 

Sunshine feels like cold

Chill breeze pinches with disdain

Romance frigid art

 

Love is like a coal

Deeper ditches, shallow brain

Fire will not start

 

 

 

Comments
14 Responses to “Senryu Soul”
  1. Loved the phrasing and the images you created in this very surrealistic style. Great work Brad!

  2. kristianw84 says:

    Brilliant & beautiful! 😍😍

  3. Gorgeous poem, Brad.

    “Love is like a coal
    Deeper ditches, shallow brain
    Fire will not start”

    Now I know what you think 🙂
    Take care my friend. Have a beautiful Sunday.

  4. Jim Borden says:

    I had to look up what Senryu meant; have you done one of these before? As always another thoughtful poem. Love the line, “Ego flinches, Id remains”

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