Balsamic Baste of Scudding Senryu

getting balmy on a dilly-doodle day . . .

Margie Willis

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Image by Ilie Barna from Pixabay

Bend my stem real low
gather my petals gently
kiss me one more time.

Image by Enrique from Pixabay

Cloud shadow crosses
this rain-thirsty curmudgeon
just tantalizing.

easternchen from Pixabay

Slanting sun queries:
does anybody know what
latitude this is?

Image by Goran Horvat from Pixabay

Just a shriveled schtick
not imparting a kernel
of exuberance.

alper eral from Pixabay

Feeling the tug of
a whopper pulling my leg
should I reel it in?

Image by Roderick Qiu from Pixabay

I miss lingering
within the misty cloud shroud
before life got stark.

Image by Jeanette Atherton from Pixabay

I shall always be
a tyke trotting in the rain
with my fur bestie.

I love all selections from Monoreena Acharjee Majumdar, master curator of music, but this song in particular inspired my collection of senryu just now. Plus, her October journaling struck a chord:

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