#TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 209, #POET’SCHOICE

A Recall( a Shadorma) A recall, A reverie true, Fire now doused, A lone spark, It revived the jaded soul, Cloistered wishes freed. Via: https://lindaghill.com/2021/01/20/one-liner-wednesday-jusjojan-the-20th-2021-defeat/

#TANKA TUESDAY Weekly #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 209, Last challenge of 2020

Hope ( a double etheree) Light, Vibrant, Spreading love, Now cloistered deep And Melancholic, It Fluttered in fury, Darting at the grey cover, Slipping through tiny crevices, The icicles now with a dull sheen A Suffusion of warmth so radiant. Leaving a fiery trail on dreary grey, The errant ray full of lively spright, A… Continue reading #TANKA TUESDAY Weekly #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 209, Last challenge of 2020

#TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 208, #THEMEPROMPT

This weeks theme is: “Holiday Traditions” New Beginnings (A Cinquain) Hope, A Serene calm, Sharing love all around Infusing cheer into tired souls, Recharged. Via: https://wp.me/p4xNpg-aYR

WEEKLY #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 203. #EKPHRASTIC #PHOTOPROMPT

Image by Barbara A Lane from Pixabay Imprints ( an etheree) Days, Of yore, Imprinted, Ridged bright flashes, Cerulean taint, Now duskily dreary, Intimate joys flown away, Life's warm hues drained dull and whitewashed, Impassive stupor held me captive, But I shrugged it off to bravely walk on. Via: https://wp.me/p4xNpg-bGs

#TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 205, #POET’SCHOICE

Thanks (a Gogyohka) Days of travail now ending They swept you in their tide A passive trance held you You move ahead only grateful That you survived the tornado. Via: https://wordcraftpoetry.com/2020/12/01/tanka-tuesday-poetry-challenge-no-205-poetschoice/

2020 WEEKLY #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 204, #THEMEPROMPT

This month’s theme is a haiku written by Sue Vincent: clouds cover the moon, beyond dawn's pale horizon sun rises unseen ©2020 Sue Vincent I have written a Tanka on the prompt. My unseen fears thrive Shrouded deep in soul’s cavern Darting shady angst Only to break my slumber A fragile veiled qualm shatters. Via… Continue reading 2020 WEEKLY #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 204, #THEMEPROMPT

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

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

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

COLLEEN’S 2020 WEEKLY #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 194 #SYNONYMSONLY

This week, Annette Rochelle Aben selected the words for the syllables only challenge.The two words are Hint & Bold and my synonyms are Idea and Undaunted. I have attempted a Shadorma Undaunted, She was bound for stars, Dreams many, Ideas, Winged by her fiery mind's eye, Cataclysm unleashed. Via: https://wp.me/p4xNpg-b7h