TankaTuesday Weekly #Poetry Challenge No. 247, #SynonymsOnly

Willow Willers from last month’s challenge chose the two words for this month: Twilight & Hue My synonyms are Ebb and Tint. I have written a Double Inverted Nonet fromplacidblue expansesilvery surfrolls in crests and troughsin symphonic rhythmsplashing on the cobbled shoresmany tints gleaned from Nature's loreonly to ebb and take back some more eroding stratified… Continue reading TankaTuesday Weekly #Poetry Challenge No. 247, #SynonymsOnly

TANKATUESDAY Weekly #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 245, #THEMEPROMPT

This month's theme is chosen by Eugi (Franci Hoffman) This month’s theme is: The Harvest Moon I have written a reverse Etheree A Beacon dying rays fading into horizonglazed silvery by a bright beaconwaxing undaunted in dark skiesfallen leaves russet,auburn .whisper in lambent huesbeleaguered souls treadfearful in hopescared to reapwhat theysow Via: https://wp.me/p4xNpg-cyK

TANKATUESDAY Weekly #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 244 #EKPHRASTIC #PHOTOPROMPT

Image Credit: https://libwww.freelibrary.org/digital/item/66272 Merril D. Smith selected the image this week. It’s a lithograph and you can read more about it HERE Redemption(Tanka Prose) Today's world has forgotten the spirit of compassion. What motivates us is self interest and an endless avarice to seek more. We forget all those who have loved and nurtured us for we consider… Continue reading TANKATUESDAY Weekly #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 244 #EKPHRASTIC #PHOTOPROMPT

TANKATUESDAY WEEKLY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 243, #SYNONYMSONLY

Ruth, from RuthKlein’s Scribbles, has selected words: Family & Peace My synonyms are clan and love I have written an Abhanga. Love: A Requiem times strange now we live inclan of near and dear onesblood ties yet love outrunseach to his own show of lifetime charadesstoic coldness aboundsself interests compoundtrue love no more Via :… Continue reading TANKATUESDAY WEEKLY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 243, #SYNONYMSONLY

TANKATUESDAY WEEKLY POETRY CHALLENGE: #POET’S CHOICE

I have written a Seguidilla that began as a popular dance song of Spain. It has 7 lines and syllabic, 7-5-7-5 : 5-7-5 .It is rhymed by assonance xaxabxb or xaxabab. x being unrhymed. times of yore now misty veiledbeckon me in zeali know i have once been therestones once tread weatheredcaress deep my soulthat longs… Continue reading TANKATUESDAY WEEKLY POETRY CHALLENGE: #POET’S CHOICE

TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 241, #SPECIFICFORM: TANKA PROSE

. Nature's Wounds I could always see a canopy of green trees outside my window.A plethora of birds rested and ambled on the branches as tiny squirrels climbed up and down,their bushy tails meticulously curled. The cuckoo sang to welcome the spring and parrots sat regally on the trees. In the rains, shiny leaves glistened… Continue reading TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 241, #SPECIFICFORM: TANKA PROSE

TANKATUESDAY WEEKLY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 240, #THEMEPROMPT

This month’s theme is:LULLABY chosen by Vashti Quiroz-Vega I have written an Abhanga. Silvery Wisps fall into calm reposecatch wisps of floating dreamson silvery hope reamswaltzing in darkecho of melodydances to bewitch blightfiery zeal to igniterapture untamed Via : https://wp.me/p4xNpg-cre

#TANKA TUESDAY WEEKLY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 238, #SYNONYMSONLY

Words of the week are Sanctuary and Follow. Synonyms are Refuge and Pursue I have attempted a Tanka solitude inside my refuge in life's turmoils weary soul retreats in calm repose to weave dreams it dreads to ever pursue Via: Tanka Tuesday

#TANKATUESDAY WEEKLY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 236, #THEMEPROMPT

Donna Matthews from D J Ranch.org last month’s challenge picked the theme: EXPEDITION. I have written a Cadence on the above theme. Cadence created by Ella Cunningham, is a heptastich, a poem in 7 lines with with1/2/3/4/4/8/5 syllables per line. It is unrhymed, but end words should be no articles or prepositions. Hope's expedition fell… Continue reading #TANKATUESDAY WEEKLY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 236, #THEMEPROMPT

#TANKATUESDAY WEEKLY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 235 #EKPHRASTIC #PHOTOPROMPT

Image Credit: Annette Rochelle Aben I have attempted a Gogyohka starry dreams faraway i anchor them on life's sandy shore filling them with irridescent hues pearly thoughts of wisdom making them true far more uncached,they are now my own Via: Tanka Tuesday