The Salaryman Senryu contest started in 1987 by The DAI-ICHI Life insurance company. The contest is held annually. The top 100 for this year was just announced and I always enjoy reading them.
"Senryu (also called human haiku) is an unrhymed Japanese verse consisting of three unrhymed lines of five, seven, and five syllables (5, 7, 5) or 17 syllables in all. Senryu is usually written in the present tense and only references to some aspect of human nature or emotions. They p