TankaTuesday Weekly #Poetry Challenge No. 247, #SynonymsOnly

Willow Willers from last month’s challenge chose the two words for this month: Twilight & Hue My synonyms are Ebb and Tint. I have written a Double Inverted Nonet fromplacidblue expansesilvery surfrolls in crests and troughsin symphonic rhythmsplashing on the cobbled shoresmany tints gleaned from Nature's loreonly to ebb and take back some more eroding stratified… Continue reading TankaTuesday Weekly #Poetry Challenge No. 247, #SynonymsOnly

TANKATUESDAY Weekly #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 244 #EKPHRASTIC #PHOTOPROMPT

Image Credit: https://libwww.freelibrary.org/digital/item/66272 Merril D. Smith selected the image this week. It’s a lithograph and you can read more about it HERE Redemption(Tanka Prose) Today's world has forgotten the spirit of compassion. What motivates us is self interest and an endless avarice to seek more. We forget all those who have loved and nurtured us for we consider… Continue reading TANKATUESDAY Weekly #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 244 #EKPHRASTIC #PHOTOPROMPT

TANKATUESDAY WEEKLY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 243, #SYNONYMSONLY

Ruth, from RuthKlein’s Scribbles, has selected words: Family & Peace My synonyms are clan and love I have written an Abhanga. Love: A Requiem times strange now we live inclan of near and dear onesblood ties yet love outrunseach to his own show of lifetime charadesstoic coldness aboundsself interests compoundtrue love no more Via :… Continue reading TANKATUESDAY WEEKLY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 243, #SYNONYMSONLY

The Friday Reminder and Prompt for #SoCS Sept. 4, 2021

Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is “pin.”  Game of life- game of nine pins, Falling down to life's buffets, It rolls out one blow after another, Hits and misses, You fall to rise again, Pinning blame on Tides, In contrived Fate,you take solace Seeking good in all wrongs, You hope to shine again… Continue reading The Friday Reminder and Prompt for #SoCS Sept. 4, 2021

TANKATUESDAY WEEKLY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 240, #THEMEPROMPT

This month’s theme is:LULLABY chosen by Vashti Quiroz-Vega I have written an Abhanga. Silvery Wisps fall into calm reposecatch wisps of floating dreamson silvery hope reamswaltzing in darkecho of melodydances to bewitch blightfiery zeal to igniterapture untamed Via : https://wp.me/p4xNpg-cre

#TANKATUESDAY WEEKLY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 236, #THEMEPROMPT

Donna Matthews from D J Ranch.org last month’s challenge picked the theme: EXPEDITION. I have written a Cadence on the above theme. Cadence created by Ella Cunningham, is a heptastich, a poem in 7 lines with with1/2/3/4/4/8/5 syllables per line. It is unrhymed, but end words should be no articles or prepositions. Hope's expedition fell… Continue reading #TANKATUESDAY WEEKLY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 236, #THEMEPROMPT