The Friday Reminder and Prompt for #SoCS Sept. 4, 2021

Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is “pin.”  Game of life- game of nine pins, Falling down to life's buffets, It rolls out one blow after another, Hits and misses, You fall to rise again, Pinning blame on Tides, In contrived Fate,you take solace Seeking good in all wrongs, You hope to shine again… Continue reading The Friday Reminder and Prompt for #SoCS Sept. 4, 2021

The Friday Reminder and Prompt for #SoCS Aug. 28, 2021

Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is “my.” Start your post with the word “My.”  My heart finds peace in secluded places and in little things that once remind us why we live. The jagged bolts of lightning tore asunder the dark sky shrouding the world with their bright incandescence. But I paid it… Continue reading The Friday Reminder and Prompt for #SoCS Aug. 28, 2021

#TANKATUESDAY WEEKLY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 236, #THEMEPROMPT

Donna Matthews from D J Ranch.org last month’s challenge picked the theme: EXPEDITION. I have written a Cadence on the above theme. Cadence created by Ella Cunningham, is a heptastich, a poem in 7 lines with with1/2/3/4/4/8/5 syllables per line. It is unrhymed, but end words should be no articles or prepositions. Hope's expedition fell… Continue reading #TANKATUESDAY WEEKLY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 236, #THEMEPROMPT

#TANKATUESDAY WEEKLY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 235 #EKPHRASTIC #PHOTOPROMPT

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

Thursday Thrum-a rustle (haiku)

Memories of a lifetime remain etched in mind. Life's kaleidoscope runs perpetually buzzing a cacophony of thoughts that become withered with the course of time. It is better to let them go. wind rustles cloud of memories- dry leaves blow

Thursday Thrum- a swirl (haiku)

Its raining in all its glory. The dark clouds have descended down to caress the forlorn earth. A sodden haze hangs in the air that permeates into your soul. Some call it rain blues but it only seems that the weary mind is borrowing the haze to veil what it wants to forget and the… Continue reading Thursday Thrum- a swirl (haiku)

#TANKATUESDAY WEEKLY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 234, #SYNONYMSONLY

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 July 10, 2021

The Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is “hope.” Little joys unnamed, Sprout in life’s tiny niches, Blossoms of a rapturous hued hope, Spread a fragrant cheer, As sorrow is now tamed. Via :https://lindaghill.com/2021/07/09/the-friday-reminder-and-prompt-for-socs-july-10-2021/

Saddle Up Saloon; Colleen’s Double Ennead Challenge No. 5

This month, the double ennead takes through the TUFF challenge like the Carrot Ranch Rodeo with the double ennead being taken from 99 syllables to 48 syllables, to 24 syllables to finally, a haiku. The Double Ennead comprises five lines with a syllable count of 6/5/11/6/5, (33 SYLLABLES per stanza) 3 STANZAS EACH SHAFT OF… Continue reading Saddle Up Saloon; Colleen’s Double Ennead Challenge No. 5