Harmony selected this month’s theme as“The Longest Day” I have written an Alouette, created by Jan Turner It consists of two or more stanzas of 6 lines each, (12 lines or more)with the following set rules:Syllabic: 5/5/7/5/5/7 andRhyme Scheme: aabccb.This Alouette is about that long day when you forget everything to Shake hands with that stranger… Continue reading #TANKATUESDAY Weekly #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 282, 7/26/22, #THEMEPROMPTWELCOME TO TANKA
Miracles We seekTo turn the wheels Stuck in tarred mud,An invisible handWould jerk us out of the vicious mire.Hoping that averse tides will mellow downAnd gentle waves will roll,And we only drift alongin tranquil slumber.Wishing that stormy tornadosDie down,And wisps of gentle breezecaress my soul,With love,I seek.Deluged with scary dread,I gasp and choke,Floating in tired… Continue reading Miracles
Resent not those who resent you, simply just erase their presence. Via: https://lindaghill.com/2022/07/27/one-liner-wednesday-no-justice/
Don't give it walls,Let the world see what soul you house,Roof your passionto infuse those blue veinsso that they throb in hard rhythm,Open yourself to what the world has to offerin humble gratitude,Give back an iota of boon you get!
Image from washttps://www.pexels.com/photo/human-green-eye-reflecting-building-and-blue-sky-4526475/ Illusion She lived in a bubble caged in the glassy cocoon. Seeing the outside world in a pristine hues that merely refracted the veiled truth her life was a frothy placebo weaving an illusionary web. And then Tides turned! Tossed and battered in the vicious vortex,she simply drifted along.tempests burst bubble.tossing her… Continue reading #TankaTuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 278, #SpecificForm: tanka prose
Image from https://images.app.goo.gl/6Qp71f6nGBYU9m1e6 I have written an Argonelles. It is composed of an unlimited amount of 5-line stanzas (quintains). The syllable count is 2-6-8-8-6, with line 2 & 5 having the same syllable count and limes 3 & 4 composed of the same syllable count. The rhyme scheme of an Argonelles is : a-b-c-c-b. Day… Continue reading #TankaTuesday Weekly #Poetry Challenge No. 276, 5/31/22, #ShareYourDay
Singing to the tune of the falling raindrops.Trying to fight darkness with her light.l,She made her thunder silent,Hiding her pearly dewy tears,She waltzed to cacophony around,And no one ever understood,That she was born to be as bold as the rainstorm.She could not be controlled.
This challenge explores Ekphrastic poetry, inspired by visual art or photographs. D. L. Finn provided the photo for this month’s challenge I have attempted a Garland Cinquain Harmony blue surfinfinite depthsteeming with so much life-symbiotic vibrant clusterblossoms deep calmits all aroundplayfully gambollingdiving into deep dark depths yetundrowned freedomabounds unchainedwaltzing to nature's rhythmresonating harmonic notesgentle fearlessto speak their mindsmelodious whistlingonly… Continue reading NaPoWriMo 2022/TankaTuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 270 #PhotoPrompt
Lead the life you want to live,andone day you will be alive again Via :https://lindaghill.com/2022/04/20/one-liner-wednesday-love-and-compassion/
Today's challenge is to write a curtal sonnet. This is a variation on the classic 14-line sonnet. The curtal sonnet form was developed by Gerard Manley Hopkins, and he used it for what is probably his most famous poem, “Pied Beauty.” A curtal sonnet has eleven lines, instead of the usual fourteen, and the last line… Continue reading NaPoWriMo 2022-Soul Sonnet