Strengthen Your Thinking - Haiku - Creative Writing

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Example of Senrynu:

Scrappy field full of runners

Showing white buttocks

Old man in brand new trainers.


Suzanne Batty


Senryu are like Haiku but are concerned with the human condition, human short-comings, internal being. They are often darkly humorous.Try writing a Senryu following steps 1-4 above. You may want to choose a place like a café or park to quietly observe people. You could use our Body Language in Action Exercise 1 as a starting point.

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