"Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is “toss.” Use it any way you’d like." As we toss and turn in the rapids of life, We are chiselled fine. Life, It teaches us many a lesson, In rapid fire and fast, We lose some and gain some, As we sway in rapid torrent, We… Continue reading The Friday Reminder and Prompt for #SoCS July 4/2020
"It’s the fifth Tuesday of the month! This is our chance to work with a specific syllabic poetry form. Take this opportunity to learn more about the particular form. This week’s form is: Haibun" © 2020 Frank J. Tassone Solace I stood alone on the rocky cliff and looked down on the valley below. It… Continue reading Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 184, #SpecificForm
Pages of life turn one by one, Torn and tattered with time, Folded with love umpteen times, Earmarked, Underlined, Telling a new tale. And some torn off in anguish, Scattered trails in wisps of time, Blown away by stormy tempests, But the lacuna remains, The tale incomplete. The recesses hold dried blossoms, That imprint memories… Continue reading Pages
"You can now use the Synonym of the Prompt Word. This will make forvariety and a bit more freedom to fully get your message across." I have used coming as my synonym. Always dream to hope in dark night, See shiny unicorn coming, Riding hard on your shortcomings, Giving a bright glow to your blight,… Continue reading Ronovan Writes Décima Poetry Challenge Prompt No. 9 (NEXT). This week, it’s the B rhyme spot.
What days are these? Each day comes with figures surging of people afflicted and dying. One cyclone devastated lands and another followed soon. The earth rumbles and trembles too. Now only a deluge is awaited. And young people full of life and reaping success taking their lives ! My heart trembles. We as a human… Continue reading Not known
"Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is “nail.” Use it as a noun or a verb." As I sit at home in extended lockdowns I spend more time with myself. Trying to find the essence of life,the ' I ' inside me that had got lost somewhere. And trying to nail the truth… Continue reading The Friday Reminder and Prompt for #SoCS June 13/2020
The silver key, Etched sublime, By Life's fine hand, A custodian to Life's cache, That is weathered, Seasoned by Time's travails. Shielding her inner self, From the stormy tempests, And wailing gales, For it would not unlock the door, That opened into the caverns of her heart. It hid the dazzling beauty inside, It shaded… Continue reading Thursday photo prompt: Secret #writephoto
"Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is “fan.” Use it by itself or find a word that starts or ends with it. Use it any way you’d like." When all your dreams are a fantasy, And miles away, And niggling self doubt widens the abyss, Do not curse the distance, For it provides… Continue reading The Friday Reminder and Prompt for #SoCS June 6/2020
Fate,an enigma, An answer untold, Unforseen and unexpected. We wish to chart our own paths, But the paths we tread on, Preordained. We strive to acquire, But the mighty hand chooses all, It decides to dole out what it deems fit. You rave and rant, But it just shrugs off the rancour, With a haughty… Continue reading Fate
Smile and the world will laugh with you, Shed tears and none will hold your hand. In jubiliation,there is a crowd. But in need none is around.