Exploring Types of Poem Series: #1 Traditional Senryu

Before-word: trying my hand at a traditional Senryu sequence which means using 3 lines with 5 syllables in the 1st line, 7 in the 2nd and 5 in the last line (5/7/5); and written in the present tense without rhymes, metaphors or similes. A Senryu is written about love, a personal event, and should have irony present.

Traverse many roads
The path back to her true self
That most revealing

Discovering truths
Deeply within exploring
Layers removing

Each revelation
Unveiling her to herself
Embracing her all

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In creative solidarity, Dee

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