Mind in a jumbled toss,truth unsieved,drifting to stay afloat,rudderless,It knows not whither to go,an endless questfor something unknown,It knows not what it seeks.
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
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
Don't give it walls,Let the world see what soul you house,Roof your passionto infuse those blue veinsso that they throb in hard rhythm,Open yourself to what the world has to offerin humble gratitude,Give back an iota of boon you get!
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
"Without black, no color has any depth. But if you mix black with everything, suddenly there’s shadow – no, not just shadow, but fullness. You’ve got to be willing to mix black into your palette if you want to create something that’s real.” ~Amy Grant My color of the day is black.Black is not always… Continue reading #TankaTuesday Weekly Poetry Challenge No. 277: #Tastetherainbow-Color Poetry
Image from https://images.app.goo.gl/6Qp71f6nGBYU9m1e6 I have written an Argonelles. It is composed of an unlimited amount of 5-line stanzas (quintains). The syllable count is 2-6-8-8-6, with line 2 & 5 having the same syllable count and limes 3 & 4 composed of the same syllable count. The rhyme scheme of an Argonelles is : a-b-c-c-b. Day… Continue reading #TankaTuesday Weekly #Poetry Challenge No. 276, 5/31/22, #ShareYourDay
I have experimented with Concrete Poetry. Concrete poetry uses the space of the words to convey meaning, rather than the words themselves. The colors, letters, words, and the print itself create a visual experience that creates the idea in the mind of the reader Winds whispered tales of time long ago, Reminding me of things no more… Continue reading Tree of life
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Make some tweaks when bones creak and try not to squeak. Via: https://lindaghill.com/2022/04/27/one-liner-wednesday-bring-back-confucius/