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Awkward Senryu #1

Awkward Senryu #1

By J. Otis HaasPublished 7 months ago 1 min read
Runner-Up in the Snafu Senryu Challenge
Awkward Senryu #1
Photo by Fabien Bazanegue on Unsplash

Someone is waving.

Sad and lonely, I wave back.

They’re hailing a cab.

sad poetry

About the Creator

J. Otis Haas

Space Case

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  • Jennifer David6 months ago

    Oof! Now this, this is awkward! Love it!

  • Raymond G. Taylor6 months ago

    Oh no! Sad, bad and embarrassing moment. Congrats on your win

  • Caroline Jane6 months ago

    Oooo cringe moment. Really relatable too. 😆 Congratulations!

  • Grz Colm6 months ago

    Fun and relatable! Congrats on your runner up prize! I love how this is filed under sad poetry! 😅😆

  • Joyce O’Day6 months ago

    So real life!

  • Oh dear! They missed the opportunity to make a new friend.😉

  • Dana Crandell6 months ago

    LOL yep. Been there, done that in NYC! Congratulations!

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  • E.K. Daniels6 months ago

    Haha. This was great!

  • Kristen Balyeat6 months ago

    Great one! Congrats on your placement in the challenge!

  • Brin J.6 months ago

    The tone in which I read it made it all the more funny🤣 Congrats on Runner-up!

  • Hahahahahahhahahahahaha omgggg this had me burst out laughing! 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣

  • Deasun T. Smyth7 months ago

    So good, so funny. 👍😁💯

  • Abdullah7 months ago

    That second line is too awesome

  • Margaret Brennan7 months ago

    been there, so many times.

  • Mackenzie Davis7 months ago

    Oof to the second line! Love this, J. 💜

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