COLLEEN’S #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE RECAP, “Hurry & Last,” #SYNONYMSONLY

PLEASE NOTE: I WILL BE ON VACATION FROM JUNE 4 - 14, 2018. THERE WILL BE NO MONDAY POETRY RECAPS FOR THE NEXT COUPLE OF WEEKS. AS ALWAYS, PARTICIPATION IN THE CHALLENGE IS VOLUNTARY. THANKS FOR YOUR COLLABORATION AND FOR ENJOYING POETRY AS MUCH AS I DO! ❤ Welcome to the Tanka Tuesday Poetry Recap … Continue reading COLLEEN’S #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE RECAP, “Hurry & Last,” #SYNONYMSONLY

#Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge No. 77 RECAP, “Charm & Time,” #SynonymsOnly

Welcome to the Tanka Tuesday Poetry Recap  Image credit: @AnaSobota (Twitter) Last week I gave you two words that lent a more romantic tint to your poetry, "charm & time." There were many synonyms to choose from and I am happy to see such diversity in your poems. Great job everyone! The Votes Are In! … Continue reading #Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge No. 77 RECAP, “Charm & Time,” #SynonymsOnly

#Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge No. 75 RECAP, “Green & Patience,” #SynonymsOnly

Welcome to the Tanka Tuesday Poetry Recap    Last week I gave you two words that breathed spring into your week: "Green and Patience." Our lack of moisture in Colorado Springs has me longing for springtime and the emergence of green shoots in my garden bins. I know by experience, thoughts of spring invoke impatience … Continue reading #Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge No. 75 RECAP, “Green & Patience,” #SynonymsOnly

Generations

Reena gives us an excellent example of a “Garland Cinquain.” See how her words tell the story of the image with each of her cinquain poems? Well done. I love it! ❤

Reena Saxena

freshness

being challenged

by collective wisdom

border line of existence

battles

life

unlined by

threads of experience

weaves rawness in embroidered

perseverance

mature

mind regrets

its gutsy thoughtlessness

belie self-imposed suffering

stillness

time

watches amused

on the sideline

recurring stories of conflict

sangfroid

contact

poking embers

unfolding fresh meaning

generating respect, all battles

ending

freshness

unlined by

its gutsy thoughtlessness

recurring stories of conflict

ending

Colleen’s Weekly Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge No. 75

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