Colleen’s 2020 Weekly# Tanka Tuesday#Poetry Challenge No 163#Poet’s Choice

"It’s the first of the month and know what that means! Poets, choose your own syllabic poetry form, theme, words, images, etc. It’s up to you!" I have written a Gogyohka using words eyes and dark. Gogyohka has five lines, each consisting of one phrase with a line-break after each phrase or breath. A pair… Continue reading Colleen’s 2020 Weekly# Tanka Tuesday#Poetry Challenge No 163#Poet’s Choice

Wilted Lily

One day, You told me, That we are all as fragile as glass, And our lives are stretched too thin. So why I did not pay heed to your advice? The shards left elaborate patterns on my skin, The scars that dot the length of my arm, Run too deep to forget. Despite the wilted… Continue reading Wilted Lily

Spread your wings

I am unfurling my wings, As the cold has stopped, Seeping into my skin. I am learning to partake, In the small joys of life For I can finally feel, The spring in my fingertips. The time to sleep is through, As the wind is now thrumming, With the chance to start afresh.