My synonyms for Calm and Present are serene and today. I have written a Tanka. Life I am sad today Forlorn feelings in my soul But my smile serene Dark clouds glare in stormy skies Sun's silver lining still there. Via : https://colleenchesebro.com/2020/01/14/colleens-2020-weekly-tanka-tuesday-poetry-challenge-no-160-synonymsonly/
"Your prompt for JusJoJan January 7th, 2020, is “mix.” Use the word “mix” any way you’d like" I have used the prompt in Mirror Cinquain A mix, Life an alloy, Shades of joy and sorrow A blissful dance on stormy seas, Its life. A mix, Tears of joy and ecstatic pain, Fleeting memories sharp, Die… Continue reading Daily Prompt – JusJoJan the 7th, 2020
A couch - potato, A life sublime, Contented, Satiated. Holding covetously to what I had, Not striving to no more. Watched the frenzy around, As everyone raced to get ahead, I disdainfully nodded my head. As others won laurels, I was awarded titles, A plethora of names, And the subject of so many memes, And… Continue reading Wednesday Workout#1# 2 Jan,2020.
Life, A game, Some sixes, And some sevens, On rolling the dice. As you climb the ladders, But to reach where you started. Taming the tempestuous tides, Windy sails tenaciously tethered, As sanguine hope becomes this life's anchor.
Light, Vibrant, Spreading love, Now cloistered deep And Melancholic, It Fluttered in fury, Darting at the grey cover, Slipping through tiny crevices, The icicles now with a dull sheen A Suffusion of warmth so radiant. Leaving a fiery trail on dreary grey, The errant ray full of lively spright, A cavalcade of surging hope, Flaunting… Continue reading Hope(A double etheree)
A ripple of thought, A wind of fiery desire, Fired her to soar high. Via: https://ronovanwrites.com/2019/07/15/ronovanwrites-weekly-haiku-poetry-prompt-challenge-262-ripplewind/
A dark haze, Clouds of vicious smoke, Spiralling, Waltzing to an ominous tango, Clawing its fangs deep down, Scavenging into a tormented soul. The mystic soul, Lost, Bewildered, Hurt, It wails. Seeking solace, Searching for a beacon bright, That would lighten up , Those dreary paths. Fallen into a dark abyss, It trudges along wearily,… Continue reading A Haze