TANKATUESDAY Weekly #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 265 #EKPHRASTIC #PHOTOPROMPT

Title: Russian DancersArtist: Edgar Degas (French, Paris 1834–1917 Paris)Date: 1899 via https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/459097 I have written a chōka dance in tapping trancedeathly silence all aroundwaltzing to Fate's rhythmtwirling away Pain's lashesdewy drops recallflaming fires from skies burningland to ashy dusthome and hearth loved now no morewhat they lost is gone for sure Via : https://wp.me/p4xNpg-cZb

TankaTuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 264, 3/8/22 #Create Your Own Syllabic Form

I have invented the form Qelegy.It is an elegy of sequence of quatrains.I have used rhyming scheme ABAB with 4,8,8,4 syllables in four lines of each stanza. An Elegy to Peace dark is the nightveiled in misty nebulous glowfaraway stars hide in sheer frightas canons blow fireball in skyroared with incendiary blaststo suck out life… Continue reading TankaTuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 264, 3/8/22 #Create Your Own Syllabic Form

Where

As the cannons roared, Balls of fire, Streaking the dark skies, Tainting my soil red. I wonder, Where the love went? I yearn for those days, When vernal bloom, Thawed the icy facades. When warmth seeped, Infusing life into cloistered cages. A playful gambol, A fragrant melody, It reverberated the land. And now! An eerie… Continue reading Where