Ernestine Northover

Veteran Poet - 1,553 Points (25th March 1943)

A Selection Of Senryus - Poem by Ernestine Northover

Come dance to the drum.
Follow the steady heart beat,
By tapping the feet.

Candle's a symbol,
Flickering in the darkness.
The light of our world.

Soldiers go to war
Fighting for their dear country.
We remember them.

Choose a football game.
Two teams, try to score on a
Big green arena.

© Ernestine Northover

Comments about A Selection Of Senryus by Ernestine Northover

  • Melvina Germain (2/15/2008 9:26:00 AM)

    These are beautiful Ernestine, I love them all.
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  • (1/28/2006 2:14:00 PM)

    Dear Ernestine
    For me, this was one of your greatest pieces.
    Great moral code of coduct.
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  • (12/3/2005 1:35:00 AM)

    Lovely images and insights, Ernestine! You've inspired me to try some senryus too.... (Report) Reply

  • (11/30/2005 9:52:00 AM)

    Love the last one, Ernestine. Some good atmospheres here. Well done. (Report) Reply

  • (11/21/2005 12:35:00 PM)

    I admire you for trying all these new styles Ernestine.....and doing a great job at it I might add! Sincerely, Mary (Report) Reply

  • (11/21/2005 12:33:00 PM)

    I that candle doesn't go out! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, November 21, 2005

Poem Edited: Sunday, January 6, 2008

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