Colleen’s 2019 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 165 #PhotoPrompt

I have written an Etheree In a night dark and deep lone stood a tree, Haunted by much melancholic depths, Its barren branches standing proud, For the crescent moon shone bright, Arched on arid branches Silvery beacon, To those Souls lost, In Darkness But now, Home. Via: https://colleenchesebro.com/2020/02/18/colleens-2019-weekly-tanka-tuesday-poetry-challenge-no-165-photoprompt/

Colleen’s 2020 Weekly#Tanka Tuesday#Poetry Challenge No.164#Synonyms Only

I have written a Tanka using synonyms Passion and Peace for Love and Harmony I shed tears of grief I see bloodshed all around Passion for bloodshed Peace throttled hard at the noose Eden now a tinderbox. Via : https://colleenchesebro.com/2020/02/11/colleens-2020-weekly-tanka-tuesday-poetry-challenge-no-164-synonymsonly/

Colleen’s 2020 Weekly# Tanka Tuesday#Poetry Challenge No 163#Poet’s Choice

"It’s the first of the month and know what that means! Poets, choose your own syllabic poetry form, theme, words, images, etc. It’s up to you!" I have written a Gogyohka using words eyes and dark. Gogyohka has five lines, each consisting of one phrase with a line-break after each phrase or breath. A pair… Continue reading Colleen’s 2020 Weekly# Tanka Tuesday#Poetry Challenge No 163#Poet’s Choice

Colleen’s 2020 Weekly#Tanka Tuesday#Poetry Challenge No.162,#Theme Prompt

This month’s theme is: “The Circle of Life” I have written an etheree on the theme prompt. The circle of life begins where it ends, Traversing those meandering trails, You return to where you began, Deceptive de-tours and paths, Laughed aloud in your face, For nothing much changed, You moved on, Along, Cirque. Via: https://colleenchesebro.com/2020/01/28/colleens-2020-weekly-tanka-tuesday-poetry-challenge-no-162-themeprompt/

Colleen’s 2019 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 161 #PhotoPrompt

This month’s photo prompt has been provided by Willow Willers. I have attempted a Nonet for the photo prompt. Myriad tales on a hued palette, The wispy latticed curls in mirth, Blossoming petals of life, Exquisite and fragile, Cooling heated angst, Dried it sheds off, Flaming red, Sublime, Ode. Via: https://colleenchesebro.com/2020/01/21/colleens-2019-weekly-tanka-tuesday-poetry-challenge-no-161-photoprompt/

Colleen’s2020 Weekly#Tanka Tuesday#Poetry Challenge No. 160# Synonyms only

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/

Colleen’s 2019 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 153 #SynonymsOnly

An unsung Ode ( a senryu) Beauty in her soul, Her bright spirit a beacon, But still much maligned. Via:https://colleenchesebro.com/2019/11/12/colleens-2019-weekly-tanka-tuesday-poetry-challenge-no-153-synonymsonly/

Colleen’s 2019 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 136 #PhotoPrompt

A Beacon ( A Haibun) The stony steps lined by a verdant gossamer of thin moss led to the teak panelled door of the house. Embedded in the pristine granite frame,it stood guard,a sentinel to love and life inside. The trellis lush with green foliage embellished its facade. Radiating a vernal bloom that was incited… Continue reading Colleen’s 2019 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 136 #PhotoPrompt

Colleen’s 2019 Weekly#Tanka Tuesday#Poetry Challenge No. 130#Synonyms Only -‘Dreams in Memory’

My words are Memory and dreams Recall and Reverie are the synonyms used in the Shadorma A recall, A reverie true, Fire now doused, A lone spark, It revived the jaded soul, Cloistered wishes freed. Via: https://colleenchesebro.com/2019/04/02/colleens-2019-weekly-tanka-tuesday-poetry-challenge-no-xxx-synonymsonly/

Colleen’s 2019 Weekly#Tanka Tuesday#Poetry Challenge No.126″ Poet’s Choice of Words”

My words are Love and Joy. Passion and Rapture are the synonyms that I have taken for my Enteree A utopian dream that could be true, Deluged with an ecstatic rapture, The verdant lands with ardor lush, A blizzard of hope abounds, Fountains of passion gush, Redolent and soft, Ambrosia sweet, Quenching thirst, Of souls,… Continue reading Colleen’s 2019 Weekly#Tanka Tuesday#Poetry Challenge No.126″ Poet’s Choice of Words”