COLLEEN’S 2020 WEEKLY #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 198, #POET’SCHOICE

Joys( A Gogyohka) 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://wp.me/p4xNpg-blt

Life’s Rant

When life throws a tantrum, Raving and ranting, Bubbling a cauldron of angst, Spouting a vented fury, I panic and fret, As all goes for a toss! And I let out a big sigh, And simply let the tempests blow. Lightings shall crack the dark sky, As thunders rage across, Ripping across the dusky darkness,… Continue reading Life’s Rant

COLLEEN’S 2020 WEEKLY #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 196, #THEMEPROMPT

Franci Hoffman, aka Eugi’s Causerie II has chosen this month’s theme as: The Night Sky I have attempted a Reverse Etheree. A dark canopy of glittering stars, A silvery beam of moonlight trail, Falling on mind's dusky expanse, It forms a luminous bridge, A viaduct of hope, Transient and fiery, Infusing life, Into dreams, Till… Continue reading COLLEEN’S 2020 WEEKLY #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 196, #THEMEPROMPT

The Friday Reminder and Prompt for #SoCS Sept. 19/2020

Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is “-tion.” Find a word that ends with “tion.” Our lives, They are linked across space and time, Connected by destiny, That echoes through the ages. Each life, A reflection of the last that you have lived, You may not go on forever, But your voices does.… Continue reading The Friday Reminder and Prompt for #SoCS Sept. 19/2020

COLLEEN’S 2020 WEEKLY #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 195 #EKPHRASTIC #PHOTOPROMPT

Image credit:  Unsplash, and the photographer is Wolfgang Hasselmann It’s the third week of the month! Time for an Ekphrastic #PhotoPrompt This challenge explores Ekphrastic writing inspired by visual art (photographs). Lisa Thompson, from last month’s challenge, has provided the photo for this month’s challenge I have used this lovely picture to pen a Tanka. My heart is a cacheOf… Continue reading COLLEEN’S 2020 WEEKLY #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 195 #EKPHRASTIC #PHOTOPROMPT

A serried tale

The serried twists and sharp turns, Ensheathed in a veiled canopy , That hides its dazzling sheen, From those that envy its resplendent allure, Unsurpassed, Untouched. It beckons you, Tantalising, Mocking that you can't you reach it, As you want it all the more. You just walk along in tremulous fear, Gingerly circumventing the folds,… Continue reading A serried tale