October is sunny and bright.As monsoons recede,the days are warm.But nowadays it is strange weather.It is cloudy and dark as if he the clouds don't want to go away and the sun is hidden in a dark grey veil.This is the month of airing and getting away the damp odors.But sun plays hookey and winds… Continue reading Windless (a haibun)
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 Weekly #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 282, 7/26/22, #THEMEPROMPTWELCOME TO TANKA
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
Weeds (a senryu)
toiled to reapthorny weeds prickingwhere it hurt
#TankaTuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 281, 7/19/22 #Ekphrastic #PhotoPrompt
© Willow Willers I have attempted a Crown Cinquain Resurrected Love two heartsbeating as oneembalmed in golden blisssails through love's stormy travails smoothly spinningdreamy tendrilstwining gentle phantasmsof eternal love's fragrant bloomin peace thunderroared to smash heartsinto small smithereenstrue love stood tall and tenaciousshining true love'sreticent twirlwaltzed with strange steadfast rhythmunperturbed by adversitiesof Fate passionresurrectedfrom rushed… Continue reading #TankaTuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 281, 7/19/22 #Ekphrastic #PhotoPrompt
#TankaTuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 278, #SpecificForm: tanka prose
Image from washttps://www.pexels.com/photo/human-green-eye-reflecting-building-and-blue-sky-4526475/ Illusion She lived in a bubble caged in the glassy cocoon. Seeing the outside world in a pristine hues that merely refracted the veiled truth her life was a frothy placebo weaving an illusionary web. And then Tides turned! Tossed and battered in the vicious vortex,she simply drifted along.tempests burst bubble.tossing her… Continue reading #TankaTuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 278, #SpecificForm: tanka prose
Singing to the tune of the falling raindrops.Trying to fight darkness with her light.l,She made her thunder silent,Hiding her pearly dewy tears,She waltzed to cacophony around,And no one ever understood,That she was born to be as bold as the rainstorm.She could not be controlled.
TankaTuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 269, 4/12/22, #Colleen’s SpecificForm:TankaProse/NaPoWriMo 2022
Loving Myself Somedays the knees creak and the other days my back protests aloud. But I am one stubborn soul!I shall run and squat and climb up the ladder to reach the highest shelf. I shall do hoppety- skippety jumps around the house and walk twice for same errand to cover my 10000 steps. I… Continue reading TankaTuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 269, 4/12/22, #Colleen’s SpecificForm:TankaProse/NaPoWriMo 2022
NaPoWriMo 2022 -Ants
Today's challenge is to write on something small.I have written a Limerick on Ants A trail of busy tiny ants,Making me go into a huge rant,Relishing the ecstasy of my organic honey,Laughing at me but find it too yummy,Smirking in disdain at all repellants I plant.
Today the prompt is of the Spanish form called a “glosa” – literally a poem that glosses, or explains, or in some way responds to another poem. The idea is to take a quatrain from a poem that you like, and then write a four-stanza poem that explains or responds to each line of the… Continue reading NaPoWriMo Day3
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