Continuing my own experimentations with a variety of different verse forms, here is attempt at a SENRYU . . .
Senryū is a Japanese form of short poetry similar to haiku in construction: three lines with 17 morae (syllables). Senryū tend to be about human foibles while haiku tend to be about nature, and senryū are often cynical or darkly humorous while haiku are more serious. Wikipedia
Longing for release Knowing how Bonivar felt I await freedom
N. B. Bonivar was the ‘The Prisoner of Chillon’. ‘The Prisoner of Chillon’ is a 392-line narrative poem by Lord Byron. Written in 1816, it chronicles the imprisonment of a Genevois monk, François Bonivard, from 1532 to 1536. Wikipedia
Sun comes with morning’s news Bright sky floods the straightening horizon And gloom disperses with the waking day My tunnel view widens its purview Funnels its Richard Of York colours Revealing improving prospects Pleasure-principled and hope-led If-Only hopes Offering release Instead of regret Along with a reinstituted Plan Of Action End of inertia Perhaps and possibly Depending on This and That On Doubt and Uncertainty On Doubt or Certainty These Will-We, Won’t-We times Tremble on the brink Promising nothing Yet Delivering Hope To our nebulous days