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/

Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 185, #Poet’sChoice

I have attempted an Etheree. A Circle 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/2020/07/07/colleens-2020-weekly-tanka-tuesday-poetry-challenge-no-185-poetschoice/

Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 184, #SpecificForm

"It’s the fifth Tuesday of the month! This is our chance to work with a specific syllabic poetry form. Take this opportunity to learn more about the particular form. This week’s form is: Haibun" © 2020 Frank J. Tassone Solace I stood alone on the rocky cliff and looked down on the valley below. It… Continue reading Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 184, #SpecificForm

Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 181 #SynonymsOnly

My synonyms for Nimble and Enigma are Adept and Secret. I have written a Gogyohka. Adept at things we know, We fail to unravel Nature's secrets It hides its cache, Her treasures safe from ravaging hands, We dig deep to no avail. Via : https://colleenchesebro.com/2020/06/09/colleens-2020-weekly-tanka-tuesday-poetry-challenge-no-181-synonymsonly/#comment-80169

Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 180, #Poet’sChoice

I have written an Etheree on Dreams. Spin, New Dreams, Twine phantasms, Tendrils of hope, Iridescent hued, An ivory tower, An arcadian world glows, No longer an idyllic lair, But my eyes yearn to drink it all in, A variegated kaleidoscope. Via: https://colleenchesebro.com/2020/06/02/colleens-2020-weekly-tanka-tuesday-poetry-challenge-no-180-poetschoice/

Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 179, #ThemePrompt

“How far that little candle throws his beams! So shines a good deed in a weary world.” ― William Shakespeare, The Merchant of Venice I have written a Gogyohka on the quote. Love is a beacon of hope, A dazzling trail on stormy seas, A solace to beleaguered souls lost, Love is avarice tainted now,… Continue reading Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 179, #ThemePrompt

Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 178 #PhotoPrompt

I have written a Shadorma. Fiery eyes, Yellow ombre shone, Told a tale, Stagnant still, It was Camouflaged to kill, Verdant bloom smells death. Via: https://colleenchesebro.com/2020/05/19/colleens-2020-weekly-tanka-tuesday-poetry-challenge-no-178-photoprompt/

Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 177 #SynonymsOnly

My synonyms for Transition and Harmony are Change and Peace. I have written a Gogyohka Peace returned to Nature's realm Shrivelled beauty now rejuvenated An apocalyptic change ushered The surge of humanity is dammed As a new era advents. Via: https://colleenchesebro.com/2020/05/12/colleens-2020-weekly-tanka-tuesday-poetry-challenge-no-177-synonymsonly/