These three senryu and the single kyoka were published in Prune Juice, A Journal of Senryu, Kyoka, Haibun and Haiga, Issue 21, March 2017. It is always such a joy to have a poem selected to appear in this important journal of senryu. While senryu are frequently amusing and clever, they can also be dark or serious.
slave burial ground . . . only whispers and unmarked graves
evening news – the tragedies of life our common thread
winter thaw – finding a way back from heated words
morning doves cooing their way through the garden… I, too, never saw the neighbor’s cat