Mind in a jumbled toss,truth unsieved,drifting to stay afloat,rudderless,It knows not whither to go,an endless questfor something unknown,It knows not what it seeks.
Reena Saxena has provided a piece of her artwork for this month’s challenge. I have attempted a sequence of Gogyohkas A Melange colours of life blend to tell a taletales of irridescent joyshaded with teary trailsdotted with dewy dropssparkling in translucent hue colours variegated and splatteredmingle in a symphonic arraydull and dreary fringed with fiery flamessubtle… Continue reading TankaTuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 284, 8/9/22, #SpecificForm: 4-11
Friday's prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is a word that starts with “u.” Find a word that starts with the letter “u” and use it however you’d like. under aura ofburnished golden rays -etched avatar dwarfs my soulshouting aloud what I hid Via: https://lindaghill.com/2022/08/12/the-friday-reminder-and-prompt-for-socs-aug-13-2022/
Yvette Calleiro selected a syllabic form for this week.. Her choice was a form that Gwen Plano created, called the 4-11. Gwen says the 4-11 is a stanza of eleven lines, four syllables each line. The beginning line also repeats as the last line. Here is Gwen’s example. Freedom freedom boundlessan elusivemirage gleamingon blisteringdry sandy plainsbewitchinglybeguile,it tiesin… Continue reading TankaTuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 284, 8/9/22, #SpecificForm: 4-11
Harmony selected this month’s theme as“The Longest Day” I have written an Alouette, created by Jan Turner It consists of two or more stanzas of 6 lines each, (12 lines or more)with the following set rules:Syllabic: 5/5/7/5/5/7 andRhyme Scheme: aabccb.This Alouette is about that long day when you forget everything to Shake hands with that stranger… Continue reading #TANKATUESDAY Weekly #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 282, 7/26/22, #THEMEPROMPTWELCOME TO TANKA
Miracles We seekTo turn the wheels Stuck in tarred mud,An invisible handWould jerk us out of the vicious mire.Hoping that averse tides will mellow downAnd gentle waves will roll,And we only drift alongin tranquil slumber.Wishing that stormy tornadosDie down,And wisps of gentle breezecaress my soul,With love,I seek.Deluged with scary dread,I gasp and choke,Floating in tired… Continue reading Miracles
Resent not those who resent you, simply just erase their presence. Via: https://lindaghill.com/2022/07/27/one-liner-wednesday-no-justice/
Don't give it walls,Let the world see what soul you house,Roof your passionto infuse those blue veinsso that they throb in hard rhythm,Open yourself to what the world has to offerin humble gratitude,Give back an iota of boon you get!
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Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is “the first 2-5 words at the top of the closest printed matter.” I was reading a story in a magazine about a survivor that began with"I am gathering myself together." I am gathering myself together and wondering what life would be,I shall scale those high peaks beckoning… Continue reading The Friday Reminder and Prompt for #SoCS July 23, 2022