Welcome to my contribution to my weekly #Tanka Tuesday poetry challenge. This week, I tweaked the prompt word of “charm” to “allure,” and I changed “touch” to “touches.” Both words have many connotations and can modify the meaning of your Tanka poetry in many ways. I also used the photo as my inspiration. <3
Don’t be afraid to experiment with synonyms. Sometimes subtle meanings pack the most punch in your poetry. Play with the words for different reactions. The best poetry has layers of meaning.
Please link your #Tanka Poem contribution to my post found here.
“Use these hashtags to Tweet each other’s poems: #Tanka Tuesday, #micropoetry, #poetry, #5lines, #Tanka, #poem
Go on Twitter and search for these hashtags. There are tons of great poems to read and retweet.”
Don’t forget to join in and share your #Tanka #Poem using the words: CHARM & TOUCH, or if you need some visual inspiration write your Tanka poem and tell us of the feelings and descriptions this photo invokes:
The golden star child –
spreading her hidden allure,
she breathes compassion.
Her healing gift touches me,
surrounding me with her love.
©2017 Colleen M. Chesebro
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