Colleen’s 2019 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 122

As Colleen says: “Valentine’s Day isn’t far off. This is your opportunity to write all that love poetry you’ve been saving. Go ahead… May the muse be with you. ❤

It’s the first challenge of the month which means poets get to choose their own words.

I have chosen my favourite of the moment the Etheree. The words I have chosen are Unrequited and Obsession.

Bring me his heart.

Bring

Me his

Heart I said

I long for him

He does not know l

Even exist, heart pounding

Just for him, blindly I asked

For his heart which you have bought me

Foolish words have caused me to lose him

I’ve unwittingly lost all I desire.

9 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Ritu
    Feb 05, 2019 @ 16:13:22

    Gorgeous!!

    Reply

  2. JT Twissel
    Feb 05, 2019 @ 18:30:00

    I can see you’re not the sentimental type ; )

    Reply

  3. Dale
    Feb 06, 2019 @ 03:06:18

    Next time she should be a tad more specific in her requests!
    Love it!

    Reply

  4. H.R.R. Gorman
    Feb 11, 2019 @ 16:46:05

    Super scandalous and bloody! I love it when I read poems very different from the rest of the pack on a Tanka Tuesday!

    Reply

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