COLLEEN’S 2020 WEEKLY #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 198, #POET’SCHOICE

Joys( A Gogyohka) Little joys unnamed Sprout in life’s tiny niches Blossoms of a rapturous hued hope Spread a fragrant cheer As sorrow is now tamed. Via : https://wp.me/p4xNpg-blt

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

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

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

COLLEEN’S 2020 WEEKLY #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 193, #POET’SCHOICE

Pieces of my soul ( a nonet) These words are all I have now for you, You will find pieces of my soul, Each word a chapter of life, A syllabic deluge, An ardent torrent, But all unsaid Safely cached, Unsent, Dead. Via : https://wp.me/p4xNpg-b1w

COLLEEN’S 2020 WEEKLY #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 191 #PHOTOPROMPT

I have written an etheree Traversing alone through woods dark and deep, Staring at infinite lines of fate, Running far but never to meet, Things of the past now had been, What shall unfold will be, I simply trudge on, New trails unknown, A sojourn, Endless, So! Via: https://colleenchesebro.com/2020/08/18/colleens-2020-weekly-tanka-tuesday-poetry-challenge-no-191-photoprompt/

COLLEEN’S 2020 WEEKLY #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 190 #SYNONYMSONLY

Jules, of Jules Pens Some Gems selected words for this week. My synonyms for “Circled and Squared" are Encircle and Harmonized. I have written a Gogyohka, Wisps of dream floating in the cerulean sky Encircled by a fiery halo of hope Harmonized by a tranquil zeal She caught those silvery wisps one by one And… Continue reading COLLEEN’S 2020 WEEKLY #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 190 #SYNONYMSONLY

Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 188, #ThemePrompt

Sue Vincent selected the theme this week with a quote prompt: “Trees are sanctuaries. Whoever knows how to speak to them, whoever knows how to listen to them, can learn the truth.” Herman Hesse I have written a double etheree as an an ode to a tree that I see each day! I, Watch you,… Continue reading Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 188, #ThemePrompt

Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 187 #PhotoPrompt

I have written a Shadorma on the photo prompt Sea of life, Absorbs all you give, Stormy surf, Eroding, Stony cliffs leaving its mark, Returns back debris. Via : https://colleenchesebro.com/2020/07/21/colleens-2020-weekly-tanka-tuesday-poetry-challenge-no-187-photoprompt/