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A Series of Senryū Poems (on Ign☠rance)

Eye between brows, closed.
He speaks of enlightenment.
⸮¿Wisdom or Wiz-dumb?⸮

✦ ╰☆╮ ✦

Doubt all ‘part from self.
Candle lit, she has more wit.
You? Dim-lit dimwit❢

✦ ╰☆╮ ✦

Cardinal passes on by;
He fails to notice…

✦ ╰☆╮ ✦

Yester, Tomorrow❢
Definition of present?
I can’t open it❢

∞∞ ∞∞ ∞∞ ∞∞ ∞∞ ∞∞ ∞∞ ∞∞ ∞∞ ∞∞ ∞∞ ∞∞ ∞∞ ∞∞

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Evy Zen (formerly Eva PoeteX) is a mystic poetess, eclectic artist, fiction writer, and wellness advocate who calls the Greater Cleveland area home sweet home. Born a Clevelander with a Greek lineage, the arts started being a major part of her life the moment she picked up her first crayon. To date, dozens of Evy's writings have been featured in publications like Thought Catalog, The Journey Magazine, and Journey of the Heart: Women's Spiritual Poetry. As a spoken word poet, she has also had the opportunity to collaborate with numerous musicians across the globe. Currently, Evy is the Founding Editor of Poehemian Press and runs the decade-young poetry website (formerly The Artistic Muse). Additionally, she is the author of several independently and locally published poetry books, including "Esoterra" and "Sacred Shapes." Furthermore, she works as a full-time freelance writer and editor. In 2012, Evy received a Bachelor of Arts degree (honors) in Creative Writing from Cleveland State University. She also obtained a Diploma (distinction) in Exercise Nutrition from Shaw Academy four years later. When she's not creating, Evy Zen recharges her batteries by reading her weight in books ("The Alchemist" by Paulo Coelho is her personal favorite), going on epic bike rides, meditating to ambient music, and racing super cars behind the safety of her computer or TV screen. To find out more, visit her official website at

15 thoughts on “A Series of Senryū Poems (on Ign☠rance)

  1. “Doubt all ‘part from self.
    Candle lit, she has more wit.
    You? Dim-lit dimwit” – this was great and it aswell made me chuckle. The last one aswell is very captivating, it just simply resonates within me.


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