Photo by Trent McDonald, photographer I have written a Garland Cinquain Fiery hope extinguished you stand at precipice staring into gorges around all dark. Inside hot inferno rages to consume all what was once full of vibrant life now dead. You walk along in fear in a tormented soul ripped fully apart at its core… Continue reading #TANKA TUESDAY WEEKLY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 226 #EKPHRASTIC #PHOTOPROMPT


This weeks theme is: “Holiday Traditions” New Beginnings (A Cinquain) Hope, A Serene calm, Sharing love all around Infusing cheer into tired souls, Recharged. Via: https://wp.me/p4xNpg-aYR

Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 176, #Poet’sChoice

I have written a Cinquain to highlight the fear and anxiety that we all feel nowadays. Vague fear, Knowing unknown, Unease as I fathom, Unseen panorama I see, A dread. Via :https://colleenchesebro.com/2020/05/05/colleens-2020-weekly-tanka-tuesday-poetry-challenge-no-176-poetschoice/

An ode to spring-3(a cinquain)

A song, Euphonious, Lilting,stirring,blending, Spreading tranquility unfeigned, A bliss.

Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 171, #SpecificForm

I have written a Butterfly Cinquain Dark shore, Lingering light, Crimson sky now mellowed, Turn clear aquamarine waters, Aglow, Serenely caesious dazzle, Pale and dark silhouettes, Keenly await, New Day. Via :https://colleenchesebro.com/2020/03/31/colleens-2020-weekly-tanka-tuesday-poetry-challenge-no-171-specificform/

Sunset ( a cinquain)

Looking at the the dying rays of the sun at the end of the day,I realised that beauty is temporary and fleeting. But it is the radiant sunrise next day that teaches us to persevere and relish its beauty once again. Cinquain Sun sets Rays Amber hued Golden Beauty fleeting It rises to shine more… Continue reading Sunset ( a cinquain)

Daily Prompt – JusJoJan the 7th, 2020

"Your prompt for JusJoJan January 7th, 2020, is “mix.” Use the word “mix” any way you’d like" I have used the prompt in Mirror Cinquain A mix, Life an alloy, Shades of joy and sorrow A blissful dance on stormy seas, Its life. A mix, Tears of joy and ecstatic pain, Fleeting memories sharp, Die… Continue reading Daily Prompt – JusJoJan the 7th, 2020

Colleen’s 2019 Weekly#Tanka Tuesday#Poetry Challenge No.123#Synonyms only

My synonyms for Meaning& Passion are Ardor and Allusion and my Cinquain is: Ardor, Fury unleashed, Ebbing and surging waves, An allusion to unlit zest, A storm. Via: https://colleenchesebro.com/2019/02/12/colleens-2019-weekly-tanka-tuesday-poetry-challenge-no-123-synonymsonly/

My heart ( a cinquain)

My heart, They peer into And see the hues that bleed, And incandescent hope undimmed, I shine.