(The increasingly less) Daily senryu thread

Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Previous senryu

  1. 下書きの 送信キーを 猫が押し
    Prematurely sent / just a draft; the enter key / stepped on by the cat


  • Congrats to @rosencrantz :confetti_ball: (5-7-5 bonus)
  • I thought you folks were gonna make it easy for me when I went to bed: clear winner with six likes. Then I woke up to a 4-4 tie!
  • Many great submissions!

Current senryu challenge

Volume: Life in one page

  1. オレ粗大ゴミならおまえ危険物


  • I don’t quite get this one yet
  • I do know that parts of Japan take separating their garbage to a whole 'nother level with a half-dozen or more different categories.

Remember to please use the spoiler tag with your translation attempts! Also, please include the reading in kana with your submission.

Everyone is encouraged to participate, no matter your level!

Online tools like dictionaries, sentence databases, and even AI translation engines are fair game and can be extremely helpful. Yomichan is particularly handy if you use the Chrome or Firefox browser.

Here are the links to the 356 Japanese originals (spoiler free) and to the the spreadsheet with all the upcoming senryu as well as the translations to date.