#TankaTuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 293, #SpecificForm: Troiku

Kerfe Roig has chosen the Troiku as the Specific Form for the Challenge.The Troiku is a form created by Chèvrefeuille at https://carpediemtroikuworld.blogspot.com/2015/10/welcome.html. The example for the Troiku (no kigo required in this form) To remember memories reveredembellished in rosy hueswalled in timeless trail memories reveredincensed love illuminateslife in gloomy days embellished in rosy hueserasing out… Continue reading #TankaTuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 293, #SpecificForm: Troiku

#TankaTuesday Weekly Poetry Challenge No. 292, 10/4/22: #Tastetherainbow-Color Poetry

Image from https://pin.it/4zY6btA It seems only yesterday that 2022 began. And now we are at the last quarter of the year. Days have just roller-coastered by. Life seems to be in a state of suspended animation just swinging by rhythmically in cyclical fashion.The fall colors are blazing bright and we all look forward to fresh… Continue reading #TankaTuesday Weekly Poetry Challenge No. 292, 10/4/22: #Tastetherainbow-Color Poetry

TankaTuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 284, 8/9/22, #SpecificForm: 4-11

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

The Friday Reminder and Prompt for #SoCS Aug. 13, 2022

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/

TankaTuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 284, 8/9/22, #SpecificForm: 4-11

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