Sleep (Senryu)

by †JustAri†   Aug 8, 2005

Sleep totters away
Like an unattended child
Why must I play Mom?

*I wrote this last night when i couldn't sleep...i was too anxious about going to school and i haven't slept since 4:00 this morning...and it's 8:07 pm here...ha ha ha.


© Copyright Ariana 2003-2005

Of Japanese origin, a poem with a 5-7-5 syllabic count. Three Lines. Senryu usually have references to human nature, unlike haiku.


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  • 12 years ago

    by Fighter

    love it! keep it up.

  • 12 years ago

    by Jacklyn

    i hate having troubles sleeping. i have such a hard time fallin asleep the day before school too, i hate it! but when i have troubles sleeping i normally write poems so i guess it's not to bad! wonderful job hun!

    ~PLP~ lil slam~

  • 12 years ago

    by EpithetPoet

    Hehe clever.