#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

Miracles

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

#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

NaPoWriMo 2022-Soul Sonnet

Today's challenge is to write a curtal sonnet. This is a variation on the classic 14-line sonnet. The curtal sonnet form was developed by Gerard Manley Hopkins, and he used it for what is probably his most famous poem, “Pied Beauty.” A curtal sonnet has eleven lines, instead of the usual fourteen, and the last line… Continue reading NaPoWriMo 2022-Soul Sonnet

Ronovan Writes #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #291 Charm&Harm

tides charm away storms, as you surf the sea of life, steering away harm. Via: https://ronovanwrites.com/2020/02/03/weekly-haiku-poetry-prompt-challenge-291-charmharm/

Daily Prompt – JusJoJan the 17th, 2022

prompt for JusJoJan January 17th, 2022, is “joy.” Thank you Linda for accepting my Prompt.Writing everyday on such interesting Prompts sets the pace for the full year!😊 Ambling along the alleys of life,Savouring joys untold,Fathoming the fantasies bold,Unlocking the cache of joy,For life is to live to the core.Life’s treasure trove-brimming with exuberant ecstasy all the more,Not… Continue reading Daily Prompt – JusJoJan the 17th, 2022

Daily Prompt – JusJoJan the 10th, 2022

Today's prompt is Chocolate An Ode to a Chocolate Alone and Petrified,When all is dark and dreary,A luscious treat,Ambrosial and glossy,Decadent,Dark and sinful,It sets me free,An ecstatic rush,A heavenly bliss,That sets right all wrong,Giving me courage to face lifeHeads-on. Via : https://lindaghill.com/2022/01/10/daily-prompt-jusjojan-the-10th-2022/

Cobbled Clutter(a senryu)

weary soul trudges clanging on cobbled clutter of life's edifice