COLLEEN’S 2020 WEEKLY #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 190 #SYNONYMSONLY

Jules, of Jules Pens Some Gems selected words for this week. My synonyms for “Circled and Squared" are Encircle and Harmonized. I have written a Gogyohka, Wisps of dream floating in the cerulean sky Encircled by a fiery halo of hope Harmonized by a tranquil zeal She caught those silvery wisps one by one And… Continue reading COLLEEN’S 2020 WEEKLY #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 190 #SYNONYMSONLY

Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 181 #SynonymsOnly

My synonyms for Nimble and Enigma are Adept and Secret. I have written a Gogyohka. Adept at things we know, We fail to unravel Nature's secrets It hides its cache, Her treasures safe from ravaging hands, We dig deep to no avail. Via : https://colleenchesebro.com/2020/06/09/colleens-2020-weekly-tanka-tuesday-poetry-challenge-no-181-synonymsonly/#comment-80169

Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 179, #ThemePrompt

“How far that little candle throws his beams! So shines a good deed in a weary world.” ― William Shakespeare, The Merchant of Venice I have written a Gogyohka on the quote. Love is a beacon of hope, A dazzling trail on stormy seas, A solace to beleaguered souls lost, Love is avarice tainted now,… Continue reading Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 179, #ThemePrompt

Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 177 #SynonymsOnly

My synonyms for Transition and Harmony are Change and Peace. I have written a Gogyohka Peace returned to Nature's realm Shrivelled beauty now rejuvenated An apocalyptic change ushered The surge of humanity is dammed As a new era advents. Via: https://colleenchesebro.com/2020/05/12/colleens-2020-weekly-tanka-tuesday-poetry-challenge-no-177-synonymsonly/

Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 175, #ThemePrompt

I have written a Gogyohka on the theme " The Day After." The day after is an unknown enigma Future blown away in life's tempest Swirled and swept in the whirlwind You have no hold What is ordained shall prevail. Via: https://colleenchesebro.com/2020/04/28/colleens-2020-weekly-tanka-tuesday-poetry-challenge-no-175-themeprompt/

Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 173 #SynonymsOnly

My synonyms for Idea and Fancy are Plan and Desire. I have written a Gogyohka. My desires are infinite I plan meticulously to fulfil them I sweat and toil Only Destiny likes to foil It will not let me have more. Via: https://colleenchesebro.com/2020/04/14/colleens-2020-weekly-tanka-tuesday-poetry-challenge-no-173-synonymsonly/

Colleen’s 2019 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 169 #PhotoPrompt

Image Credit: ©2020 Padre Ramblings I have written a Gogyohka trying to portray the lockdown life nowadays. Dancing feet fell silent Bottles no longer clanged They hung adroitly above Tempting none in their aplomb Lush green leaves having fun. Via: https://colleenchesebro.com/2020/03/17/colleens-2019-weekly-tanka-tuesday-poetry-challenge-no-169-photoprompt/

Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 167, #Poet’sChoice

This week we can chose our own theme and I have written a Gogyohka. My theme is Diminishing Hopes. With the Corona Virus wreathing havoc, mind is gloomy. We plan with all our energies and all goes astray in one stroke. May we get rid of this disease soon! Evanescent are dreams, With a sad… Continue reading Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 167, #Poet’sChoice

Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 166, #ThemePrompt

"Finding Clarity" is this week's theme. I have written a Gogyohka Life is a trail of satin It flaunts its lustrous sheen with aplomb It entrances to blind We see not what it hides A lacklustre shimmer Via : https://colleenchesebro.com/2020/02/25/colleens-2020-weekly-tanka-tuesday-poetry-challenge-no-166-themeprompt/

Colleen’s 2020 Weekly# Tanka Tuesday#Poetry Challenge No 163#Poet’s Choice

"It’s the first of the month and know what that means! Poets, choose your own syllabic poetry form, theme, words, images, etc. It’s up to you!" I have written a Gogyohka using words eyes and dark. Gogyohka has five lines, each consisting of one phrase with a line-break after each phrase or breath. A pair… Continue reading Colleen’s 2020 Weekly# Tanka Tuesday#Poetry Challenge No 163#Poet’s Choice