COLLEEN’S 2018 #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 77: CHARM & TIME, #SNYONYMSONLY

This week Colleen of The Fairy Whisperer has given us two words to use synonymously for our Tuesday Tanka Challenge. The words not to use are Charm and Time.

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A bygone era

Quaint and cosy old tea shop

High tea full of cheer

Silver tea pots, bone china

Clock stopped there’s nothing finer.

  Twittering Tale #77 – 26 March 2018

This is for Kat Myrman of Like Murcury Colliding, Twittering Tales.

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Children should be seen but not heard.

Lilley was lonely. It was nanny’s day off, there were guests downstairs so the servants were too busy to play. Silently she climbed the banisters. Lifting up her dress so as not to snag it. Without a sound she hurtled down the winding rail slap bang into the wall and oblivion.

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