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

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/

Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 175, #ThemePrompt

I have written a Gogyohka on the theme " The Day After." The day after is an unknown enigma Future blown away in life's tempest Swirled and swept in the whirlwind You have no hold What is ordained shall prevail. Via: https://colleenchesebro.com/2020/04/28/colleens-2020-weekly-tanka-tuesday-poetry-challenge-no-175-themeprompt/

Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 173 #SynonymsOnly

My synonyms for Idea and Fancy are Plan and Desire. I have written a Gogyohka. My desires are infinite I plan meticulously to fulfil them I sweat and toil Only Destiny likes to foil It will not let me have more. Via: https://colleenchesebro.com/2020/04/14/colleens-2020-weekly-tanka-tuesday-poetry-challenge-no-173-synonymsonly/