TankaTuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 273, 5/10/22, #SpecificForm

Sally Cronin has selected  the butterfly cinquain as this week's form.The Butterfly Cinquain is an unrhymed, nine-line syllabic poem with 2-4-6-8-2-8-6-4-2 syllables per line.  summersun bakes land downhard and brown to sizzlesweaty precipitation beadsdrizzlemelting sweet icy popsiclesi lick in ecstasycalories groani smile Via: https://wordcraftpoetry.com/2022/05/10/tankatuesday-poetry-challenge-no-273-specificform/?amp=1

NaPoWriMo 2022/TankaTuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 270 #PhotoPrompt

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

TANKATUESDAY Weekly #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 266, 3/22/22, #THEMEPROMPT

Donna Matthews from last month’s challenge picked this month’s theme as FIRE &  WATER I have attempted a Tanka Prose Strange are Nature's Ways Winters are a distant memory in spring that is no more.The pleasant days that thaw the icy dew sizzle and have become incredibly hot.The cuckoo that sang each year is heard no more… Continue reading TANKATUESDAY Weekly #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 266, 3/22/22, #THEMEPROMPT

Cobbled Clutter(a senryu)

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