COLLEEN’S 2020 WEEKLY #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 196, #THEMEPROMPT

Franci Hoffman, aka Eugi’s Causerie II has chosen this month’s theme as: The Night Sky I have attempted a Reverse Etheree. A dark canopy of glittering stars, A silvery beam of moonlight trail, Falling on mind's dusky expanse, It forms a luminous bridge, A viaduct of hope, Transient and fiery, Infusing life, Into dreams, Till… Continue reading COLLEEN’S 2020 WEEKLY #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 196, #THEMEPROMPT

The Friday Reminder and Prompt for #SoCS Sept. 19/2020

Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is “-tion.” Find a word that ends with “tion.” Our lives, They are linked across space and time, Connected by destiny, That echoes through the ages. Each life, A reflection of the last that you have lived, You may not go on forever, But your voices does.… Continue reading The Friday Reminder and Prompt for #SoCS Sept. 19/2020

Eccentric

Life with its eccentric elan, Sends you in a tizzy. You pause to catch your breath, But you get swept in its whirlwind. You want to stand and stare, But it refuses to let you procrastinate. The tornado blazes through, Blowing you in circles wide, Sweeping you of your feet, As you get tossed and… Continue reading Eccentric

Ronovan Writes Décima Poetry Challenge Prompt No. 23 (FALL) This week, it’s the B rhyme line.

Often your world falls to pieces, And the scene when the curtains fall, And then nothing seems to enthrall, Pages that tell your life's thesis, They are now filled with deep creases, When your cherished dreams are weary, All life's joy always seem dreary, It is just a lesson in guise, It is darkness before… Continue reading Ronovan Writes Décima Poetry Challenge Prompt No. 23 (FALL) This week, it’s the B rhyme line.

COLLEEN’S 2020 WEEKLY #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 195 #EKPHRASTIC #PHOTOPROMPT

Image credit:  Unsplash, and the photographer is Wolfgang Hasselmann It’s the third week of the month! Time for an Ekphrastic #PhotoPrompt This challenge explores Ekphrastic writing inspired by visual art (photographs). Lisa Thompson, from last month’s challenge, has provided the photo for this month’s challenge I have used this lovely picture to pen a Tanka. My heart is a cacheOf… Continue reading COLLEEN’S 2020 WEEKLY #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 195 #EKPHRASTIC #PHOTOPROMPT

A serried tale

The serried twists and sharp turns, Ensheathed in a veiled canopy , That hides its dazzling sheen, From those that envy its resplendent allure, Unsurpassed, Untouched. It beckons you, Tantalising, Mocking that you can't you reach it, As you want it all the more. You just walk along in tremulous fear, Gingerly circumventing the folds,… Continue reading A serried tale

The Friday Reminder and Prompt for #SoCS Sept. 12/2020

"Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is “collar.” Use it as a verb, a noun, or metaphorically." She had shed her telluric wings, The ones that had been given to her, As false promises of heavens, She was collared by traditions, She was shackled by taboo, But brave heart she was, She simply… Continue reading The Friday Reminder and Prompt for #SoCS Sept. 12/2020

COLLEEN’S 2020 WEEKLY #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 194 #SYNONYMSONLY

This week, Annette Rochelle Aben selected the words for the syllables only challenge.The two words are Hint & Bold and my synonyms are Idea and Undaunted. I have attempted a Shadorma Undaunted, She was bound for stars, Dreams many, Ideas, Winged by her fiery mind's eye, Cataclysm unleashed. Via: https://wp.me/p4xNpg-b7h