TankaTuesday Weekly #Poetry Challenge No. 247, #SynonymsOnly

Willow Willers from last month’s challenge chose the two words for this month: Twilight & Hue My synonyms are Ebb and Tint. I have written a Double Inverted Nonet fromplacidblue expansesilvery surfrolls in crests and troughsin symphonic rhythmsplashing on the cobbled shoresmany tints gleaned from Nature's loreonly to ebb and take back some more eroding stratified… Continue reading TankaTuesday Weekly #Poetry Challenge No. 247, #SynonymsOnly


Image Credit: https://libwww.freelibrary.org/digital/item/66272 Merril D. Smith selected the image this week. It’s a lithograph and you can read more about it HERE Redemption(Tanka Prose) Today's world has forgotten the spirit of compassion. What motivates us is self interest and an endless avarice to seek more. We forget all those who have loved and nurtured us for we consider… Continue reading TANKATUESDAY Weekly #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 244 #EKPHRASTIC #PHOTOPROMPT


Ruth, from RuthKlein’s Scribbles, has selected words: Family & Peace My synonyms are clan and love I have written an Abhanga. Love: A Requiem times strange now we live inclan of near and dear onesblood ties yet love outrunseach to his own show of lifetime charadesstoic coldness aboundsself interests compoundtrue love no more Via :… Continue reading TANKATUESDAY WEEKLY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 243, #SYNONYMSONLY

The Friday Reminder and Prompt for #SoCS July 24, 2021

Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is “color/colour.” Colours of life fade to tell a tale, Tales of irridescent joy, Shaded with teary tales, Dotted with dewy drops. Colours variegated, splattered, Colours merged to paint something new, Dull and dreary fringed with fiery flames, Subtle hued often dashed with dancing shades, A melange of… Continue reading The Friday Reminder and Prompt for #SoCS July 24, 2021


My synonyms for Green and Morass are lush and labyrinth. I have experimented with a new form,the Cinquetun. This verse form was created by E. Ernest Murrell.The Cinquetun is a hexastich, a poem in 6 lines with 8/6/10/6/8/2 syllables each. The rhyme scheme is axbaxb, x being unrhymed. tangled in labyrinth of life wisps of… Continue reading #TANKATUESDAY WEEKLY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 234, #SYNONYMSONLY

The Friday Reminder and Prompt for #SoCS June 26, 2021

"Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is “up/down.” Use one, use them both, but try to put one in your first sentence. Bonus points if you use the other in your last sentence." Hold your heartache up to the light, For the world to see how your heart beats with life, Despite how… Continue reading The Friday Reminder and Prompt for #SoCS June 26, 2021