#TANKATUESDAY Weekly #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 282, 7/26/22, #THEMEPROMPTWELCOME TO TANKA

 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

#TankaTuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 278, #SpecificForm: tanka prose

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

NaPoWriMo 2022-Soul Sonnet

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

Ronovan Writes #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #291 Charm&Harm

tides charm away storms, as you surf the sea of life, steering away harm. Via: https://ronovanwrites.com/2020/02/03/weekly-haiku-poetry-prompt-challenge-291-charmharm/

Jingles of Joy

Decibels of Joy, Unsung verses, A placid symphony, It is that time of year. A surreal white, A burnished cold, That warms your heart, Soothing the anguish, Subduing the rant, It makes you smile. You want to live it each time, For it is that time of year, When love pervades, Amidst jingles of joy,… Continue reading Jingles of Joy

Cobbled Clutter(a senryu)

weary soul trudges clanging on cobbled clutter of life's edifice