TankaTuesday Weekly #Poetry Challenge No. 267, 3/29/22, #ShareYourDay

This week's challenge is #ShareYourDay to get to know each other better. We have to take a photo and write a syllabic poem about our day. I have written a GogyohkaThe photo is of my temple where I pray and meditate.And right now,I am in Zen mode for fasting for 9 days. Detox of mind… Continue reading TankaTuesday Weekly #Poetry Challenge No. 267, 3/29/22, #ShareYourDay

TankaTuesday Weekly Poetry Challenge No. 259: #Tastetherainbow-Color Poetry

My colour is Yellow and I have worked on a sequence of three Gogyohkas traces yellowed with timeimprinted on potted dusty roads under flaxen trees lutueous leaves shed now embalmed in time's relicimages yellowed for time mellowedripened under life's blazing sunspring at different sightsstill dancing in delightnow I am there no more life sallowed in… Continue reading TankaTuesday Weekly Poetry Challenge No. 259: #Tastetherainbow-Color Poetry


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


"It’s the fourth week of the month! Are you ready for a theme prompt? Merril D. Smith from last month’s challenge selected the theme of…“Immortality" I have attempted a Gogyohka. Walking under life' s willows, Leaving imprints on the eternal trail, A cache of past filling today's repository, Hording the coffers of future, Living life… Continue reading #TANKA TUESDAY WEEKLY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 217, #THEMEPROMPT


My synonyms for Past and Present are Today and Elapsed. I have attempted a Gogyohka Nostalgic of what has elapsed Fearful of the enigmatic tomorrow Forgetful of today's little joys Leaving a fatigued soul And mind that is tattered. Via: https://wordcraftpoetry.com/2021/01/26/tanka-tuesday-poetry-challenge-no-210-synonymsonly/


Thanks (a Gogyohka) Days of travail now ending They swept you in their tide A passive trance held you You move ahead only grateful That you survived the tornado. Via: https://wordcraftpoetry.com/2020/12/01/tanka-tuesday-poetry-challenge-no-205-poetschoice/


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. 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. 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