Ernestine Northover

Veteran Poet - 1,400 Points (25th March 1943)

A Selection Of Senryus - 5 - Poem by Ernestine Northover

The Coliseum
Gladiators fighting lions
Roman escapades.


Orient Express
Nostalgia of opulence
Romance on the rails.


It's a traffic jam
Cars are bumper to bumper
A complete standstill.


Tower of London
Kings and Queens beheaded here
Beefeaters patrol.

© Ernestine Northover


Comments about A Selection Of Senryus - 5 by Ernestine Northover

  • (5/27/2006 10:01:00 AM)


    i liked this one, p'haps the best for the excitement of the locales and events,
    Ernestine - how you coincided with a traffic jam! i'm with Duncan, i'm not sure about the structure but i want to give it a try. Susan.
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  • (4/5/2006 3:48:00 PM)


    I haven't tried one of these yet, but your work is so worth the read that I may have a go.I'm not sure of the rules but may try anyway.A great piece again from you Ernestine, Love Duncan (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, April 5, 2006

Poem Edited: Sunday, January 6, 2008


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