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Tag: Colleen’s Tanka Tuesday

  • mid-air ~ haiku

    mid-air skirmish snapping brittle bones of tree~ gray scarf wrestles wind Mindfills for Colleen Cheesebro’s Tanka Tuesday ~ the gray scarf hosted by this week’s winner Eugi

  • silent ~ a haiku

    silent night prayingfireworks startle midnight starsgaiety or guns? Colleen’s Tanka Tuesday ~ ekphrastic poetry – image shared by the week’s winner, my friend David of The Skeptics Kaddish

  • her eyes ~ a kouta

    her eyes crackle firesplattering red memorieshushed secrets rustlewhen wild wind murmurs her name Mindfills for Reena’s Exploration challenge; Colleen Cheesebro’s Tanka Tuesday – kouta a Japanese quatrain of 5/7/5/7 or 7/7/7/5 syllables

  • city ~ a haiku

    city oasisdove’s wings fluttering white noise~ lunch break wanderings Mindfills for Colleen’s Tanka Tuesday ~ any syllabic poetry form and a colour; Sadje’s wdys ; GoDogGo’s promote yourself Mondays

  • Tobacco haze

    Tobacco hazeSpider web climbs nape of neckThere’s no going backTobacco haze Forest fire smouldering stillIn hollow, no owlSpider web climbs nape of neckWillows shudder without knowing whyMemories fog mirrorThere’s no going backCharcoal runes predict new pathNo crumbs lead the way Mindfills for FOWC predict; Colleen Cheesebro’s Tanka Tuesday ~ specific form, Troiku; Sadje’s wdys

  • dawn ~ a haiku

    dawn cracks open skyoozing orange juice on day~ horizon’s breakfast Colleen Cheesebro’s Tanka Tuesday ~ colour poetry

  • clouds seethe ~ tanka

    clouds seethe in slow burn blue fire rips starred canopylightning tongue sears eyesNeon signs flash warning signalsDon’t go chasing thunderstorms Mindfills for Colleen Cheesebro’s Tanka Tuesday ~ The Nature of lightning; Moonwashed Musings ~ thunderstorms ;

  • Timelessness ~ a Shadorma

    one momentmelding memories~ lifetimes waitbreathless,spent,between now and the beyondwhere stories unfurl Mindfills for Colleen Cheesebro’s Tanka Tuesday ~ Poetry form – Shadorma; dVerse Ekphrastic poetry inspired by the art of Lee Madgewik The Shadorma consists of a six-line stanza (or sestet). Each stanza is written as 3-5-3-3-7-5 for a total of 26 syllables with no […]

  • In the throes ~ a Donna

    In the throes of a warm embraceI spoke her name…”Oh Sue”Or so I thoughtBut it was notHer voice turned icy blueI could hear her raging red bloodcut right through like a knifesingeing silenceher ire intenseslow burning me for life Mindfills for Tanka Tuesday ~ colour in syllabic poetry ; FOWC embrace; Murisopsis scavenger hunt~ the […]

  • are we ~ a nonet

    are we holding on or letting gowhen we dredge from deep vaults of timea seashell that’s still sandyfrom our silly laughterkicking up old dustin new days whereyou and Ithink ofus Mindfills for Colleen Cheesebro’s Tanka Tuesday ~ share your day; Cee’s FOTD; dVerse Poetics, hosted by Sarah ~ concept of Choice