This my entry for Colleen Chesebro of The Fairy Whisper Tuesday Tanka.

The words we have to use snynomymosly are Grow and Honour .

With Geoff at Tangental being full of weddings old and new, Colleen’s prompt put me in mind of my wedding day. I hope this is what my Dad felt as he gave me away.

Rules and Pingback Here.

A FOB Tanka.

Heart swelling with pride

All grown up and amazing

A beautiful bride

Proud to walk her down ailse

She’s blossomed look at her smile.


A FOB Senryu

As a child blossoms

To watch was your privilege

Your heart fit to burst.

31 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Colleen Chesebro
    Apr 03, 2018 @ 19:18:12

    OK, Willow… what’s “FOB?” I would say your last poem is a Senryu because it is more about a personal event. I always think of Haiku as related to nature or change. I think you captured those precious moments you shared with your father very well, indeed. Gorgeous pictures! ❤


  2. Lynz Real Cooking
    Apr 03, 2018 @ 19:21:27



  3. Jane Dougherty
    Apr 03, 2018 @ 19:21:37

    Lovely memory 🙂


  4. Ritu
    Apr 03, 2018 @ 20:10:13

    This is lovely sis and the photos are priceless!


  5. Hélène (Willow Poetry)
    Apr 03, 2018 @ 22:53:15

    What great pictures and memories. Loved the poetry too willowdot.


  6. Judy E Martin
    Apr 04, 2018 @ 14:53:33

    What gorgeous photos and poems, Sis. I bet your dad was as proud as could be, and you looked gorgeous. 🙂


  7. robbiesinspiration
    Apr 04, 2018 @ 18:36:07

    These are both lovely and beautiful pictures too, Willow.


  8. Betty Hayes Albright
    Apr 04, 2018 @ 21:40:05

    That’s supposed to read “these”, not the, lol! 😆


  9. Betty Hayes Albright
    Apr 04, 2018 @ 22:38:56

    Beautiful bride! I enjoyed seeing the, Willow. 💞💞💞


  10. Sue Vincent
    Apr 09, 2018 @ 12:12:49

    How lovely, Willow 🙂


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