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RE

A series of senryu written for the Blogging A to Z challenge. Today’s letter is R I. Re: reference referring to whatever is on someones mind II. reruns or retakes the hope of doing over that which we regret III. the verdict is in remanded to custody the losses remain IV. Reset all the clocks […]

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OVER

I. over it had enough no more stop the violence now we are over it II. two eggs over easy its a classic breakfast order upsetting for hens III. overdone way too much says who? who are you to say its just your opinion IV. Sure I’m fine with that It doesn’t matter that much […]

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Congregational Quartet

I. Gather together Common ground and difference Acting with purpose.   II. Maybe a church or Something else altogether All congregations   III. Commonality Primes a new beginning Gathering old friends   IV. Membership formal Or a random collection Something in common   Congregate“>Congregate

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Permitting

I. A learner’s permit Such a rite of passage, then Driving is routine II. Permit, permit not I’ll make my own decisions No more outsourcing. III. Snowy windy day Weather wasn’t predicted No permit needed. IV. Replacing an old fence Building permit required Only if you ask. Permit“>Permit

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Candid

I. sometimes an excuse to hurt or belittle in lieu of understanding II. Candid Camera Messed with ones perceptions Laughing with, not at. III. Unvarnished truth Breaking open cherished lies Illuminating IV. Candid not candied End of sugarcoating I’d rather not know Candid“>Candid

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Agile Quintet

I. Skilled skaters show Agile accommodation Ice is slippery II. Hiking icy trail Enjoying the scenery I’d best watch my step III. One day four seasons Winter spring summer and fall Oh Colorado IV. Paying attention Develops agility Weather changes plans V. Life is what happens While you’re making other plans Good to remember   […]

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Loophole Senryu Sextet

I. Pretending that you Will keep your word even as You plan your escape. II. Exit strategy Self congratulatory Avoidance masters III. A loophole or noose It depends on the contents And your perspective IV. Sleight of word or law A tricksters propaganda Intent to elude V. When walking ones talk Is too uncomfortable We […]

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