NaPoWriMo 2022/TankaTuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 270 #PhotoPrompt

This challenge explores Ekphrastic poetry, inspired by visual art or photographs. D. L. Finn provided the photo for this month’s challenge I have attempted a Garland Cinquain Harmony blue surfinfinite depthsteeming with so much life-symbiotic vibrant clusterblossoms deep calmits all aroundplayfully gambollingdiving into deep dark depths yetundrowned freedomabounds unchainedwaltzing to nature's rhythmresonating harmonic notesgentle fearlessto speak their mindsmelodious whistlingonly… Continue reading NaPoWriMo 2022/TankaTuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 270 #PhotoPrompt

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

TankaTuesday Weekly #Poetry Challenge No. 267, 3/29/22, #ShareYourDay

This week's challenge is #ShareYourDay to get to know each other better. We have to take a photo and write a syllabic poem about our day. I have written a GogyohkaThe photo is of my temple where I pray and meditate.And right now,I am in Zen mode for fasting for 9 days. Detox of mind… Continue reading TankaTuesday Weekly #Poetry Challenge No. 267, 3/29/22, #ShareYourDay

TANKATUESDAY Weekly #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 265 #EKPHRASTIC #PHOTOPROMPT

Title: Russian DancersArtist: Edgar Degas (French, Paris 1834–1917 Paris)Date: 1899 via https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/459097 I have written a chōka dance in tapping trancedeathly silence all aroundwaltzing to Fate's rhythmtwirling away Pain's lashesdewy drops recallflaming fires from skies burningland to ashy dusthome and hearth loved now no morewhat they lost is gone for sure Via : https://wp.me/p4xNpg-cZb

TankaTuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 264, 3/8/22 #Create Your Own Syllabic Form

I have invented the form Qelegy.It is an elegy of sequence of quatrains.I have used rhyming scheme ABAB with 4,8,8,4 syllables in four lines of each stanza. An Elegy to Peace dark is the nightveiled in misty nebulous glowfaraway stars hide in sheer frightas canons blow fireball in skyroared with incendiary blaststo suck out life… Continue reading TankaTuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 264, 3/8/22 #Create Your Own Syllabic Form

Daily Prompt – JusJoJan the 4th, 2022

Prompt for JusJoJan January 4th, 2022, is “generosity.” Generosity in thoughtthis prejudiced world needsto break free from shackles ofvenomous malice andprofound hatred.And Peacewould no longer be a distant illusion. Via : https://lindaghill.com/2022/01/04/daily-prompt-jusjojan-the-4th-2022/

Cobbled Clutter(a senryu)

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

Delve deep(a senryu)

We have a lot of construction activity going all around in full flurry. Huge cranes pounding deep into ground 24×7. Each thrust shudders around and it seems that a someone is drilling right through to you. A monsterous pestle pounding life out of you. And on the bright side,digging out what needs to be dug… Continue reading Delve deep(a senryu)

TANKATUESDAY WEEKLY POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 255: #POET’SCHOICE (WITH A TWIST)

"It’s the first of the month and Word Crafters, choose their own poetry form about Yule, Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanza, and any festival or tradition celebrated during the month of December or something meaningful as we go into the dark days of winter." I have attempted a double Choka When Sun froze cold seeps through my… Continue reading TANKATUESDAY WEEKLY POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 255: #POET’SCHOICE (WITH A TWIST)