Colleen’s Weekly Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 108, “Afraid & Grave,” #SynonymsOnly

This is my entry for Colleen Chesebroof The Fairy Whisper’s Tuesday Tanka Challenge. This week I have chosen another Etheree.


In the


Deep crawling fear.

The ground freshly dug

From the inside up, out

Something has escaped but what

Fright tingles the spine, draining blood

Petrified at the sight of the hole.

Fear for the fate of your immortal soul.

32 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Hélène Vaillant
    Oct 30, 2018 @ 13:40:52

    Nice and spooky Etheree. Well done Willow.


  2. Ritu
    Oct 30, 2018 @ 16:35:48

    Brilliantly spooky sis 👻


  3. robertawrites235681907
    Oct 30, 2018 @ 17:45:00

    An excellent poem, Willow.


  4. jenanita01
    Oct 30, 2018 @ 19:23:23

    Reblogged this on anita dawes and jaye marie.


  5. Colleen Chesebro
    Oct 30, 2018 @ 19:55:57

    That’s pretty creepy, Willow. Great for the season. 😀 ❤


  6. Betty Hayes Albright
    Oct 31, 2018 @ 03:47:20

    Very Halloween spirited! 🎃👻


  7. jazzytower
    Nov 05, 2018 @ 16:15:59

    This one gave me the willies!!😊



  8. Vashti Q
    Nov 12, 2018 @ 22:25:40

    Hello, Willow! I love your Etheree. It has an eerie feel to it and the images do too. 😮


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  10. Carol J Forrester
    Jan 01, 2019 @ 11:55:23

    Wonderfully crafted within the form. Not easy to do with fixed poetry


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