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Cookie Crumb Lips – A #Tanka

Welcome to my contribution to my weekly #Tanka Tuesday poetry challenge. This week, I tweaked the prompt word of “help” to “balm,” and I changed “smile” to “smirk.” Both words have many connotations. Depending on how you use your synonyms you can alter the meaning of your Tanka poetry in many […]

Angel Frost – A #Tanka

Welcome to my contribution to my weekly #Tanka Tuesday poetry challenge. This week, I kept the prompt word “Angel” and changed “devil” to “Lucifer.” Both words have many connotations. Depending on how you use your synonyms you can modify the meaning of your Tanka poetry in many ways. Don’t be afraid […]

The Dragon Healer – A “Tanka”

Welcome to my contribution to my weekly #Tanka Tuesday poetry challenge. This week, I tweaked the prompt word of “craft” to “approach,” and I changed “rise” to “rises.” Both words have many connotations. Depending on how you use your synonyms you can modify the meaning of your Tanka poetry in many […]

The Golden Star Child – A #Tanka

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 […]

The Winds of Change – A #Tanka

Hello! I’m late, I’m late… The arrival of Monday has got the better of me! Welcome to my contribution to my weekly #Tanka Tuesday poetry challenge. This week, I tweaked the prompt word of “storm” to “rage and/or bluster,” and I changed “color” to “tints.” Both words have many connotations and […]

Ancient Secrets – A Tanka

I kept the prompt words this week of “stars and fate.” Instead, I concentrated on showing instead of telling by choosing my words carefully. Twinkling stars above – murmuring fairy secrets, the chasm of my fate. Patois cloaked with dark meaning empathic words of feeling. ~*~ ©Colleen M. Chesebro To […]