Happiness and The Demon

Two Senryu / Human Haiku

Sana Rose
Sana Rose
Feb 14 · 1 min read

Happiness

Photo by Noah Silliman on Unsplash

Happiness is not
worth dying for, but truly
it’s worth fighting for.

© Sana Rose 2020

The Demon

Photo by Stefano Pollio on Unsplash

Depression is a
demon whose claws clutch you tight
until you let go.

© Sana Rose 2020

Senryu (also called human haiku) is an unrhymed Japanese verse consisting of three unrhymed lines of five, seven, and five syllables (5, 7, 5) or 17 syllables in all. Senryu is usually written in the present tense and only references to some aspect of human nature or emotions.

(Poetry Types — Senryu — Shadow Poetry)

These are two poems from my upcoming poetry collection of poems from before 2016.

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Author, Award-Shortlisted Novelist, Poet, Physician, Psychotherapist, Artist when in distress, Blogger at The Writeous Way, Mom | http://www.sanarose.com

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