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by Ingrid de Klerck
Well worded, Michael, and my sentiments exactly!
by Ben Pickard
Another excellent senryu, Michael - you have hit a real purple patch with them recently.
As for the sentiment - it could be uncomfortably close to the truth...
All the best
Michael, I normally don't get involved with politics but this is really good and very telling.
What a fab write, hit the nail on the head with so few words.
by Dagmar Wilson
When it comes to politics I prefer to hold my peace. You did an excellent job with this write. So much said in a few words. Take care
by Maple Tree
I hope not............ I personally am embarrassed that man is running.
Ok onto the Senryu- It's a wonderful piece and you do have a gift to tell it all in 3 syllabic lines, love this!
I know you're a bit of a rebel with syllable count so I'm not sure if I should mention that I think you have 6 syllables in line one?A soiled placard blows
is it an accent thing..not sure but I count two in the word soiled...so-iled.
If you want a perfect count just drop the "A" it's really not necessary anyway.
Apart from that the topic is very very current and...I enjoyed it without a doubt!
by Mr. Darcy
Thank you Hellon,
you are quite right, I do like to push boundaries from time to time. But, in this case I checked on the sites 'Rhymes' tab and it counted 1 x syllable. I agree though that it is debatable. And we know where I stand on that subject:
Firmly on the
Take care and thank you for your comment.
No..you are correct, of course soiled has only one syllable...with my accent I say soy-eld and..knowing your somewhat rebellious nature towards syllable count you just threw me slightly :)
by Milly Hayward
Lot of emotion and visuals in a small box