Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 185, #Poet’sChoice


It’s the first of the month and you know what that means! Poets, choose your own syllabic poetry form, theme, words, images, etc. It’s up to you!

This week I have chosen to write a double Etheree about my cousin Lyndy and myself, crowing up.

Lyndy and Me.

This is part of Colleen Chesebro’s Weekly Haiku Challenge.

© willowdot21


Two three

Lyndy and

Me. Playing in

The yard happily.

Four five six young and free

Life was good for Lyndy and me

Daddy made the scooter, we shared

Such happy days, we were free from care

Seven eight nine, endless days in the sun shine.


Flew by

For Lyndy

And little me too.

Playing in fairy dells,

Ten, eleven Twelve

Summers were good to Lindy

And me.Thirteen fourteen fifteen.

We grew up cousin Lyndy and me

Close together, wherever we may be.

44 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. lssattitudeofgratitude
    Jul 08, 2020 @ 03:48:00

    Lovely memories.


  2. Ritu
    Jul 08, 2020 @ 04:43:20

    This is so lovely, Sis 💜


  3. robertawrites235681907
    Jul 08, 2020 @ 04:47:49

    This poem is lovely, Willow. So nice you have a cousin friend like this.


  4. Anisha
    Jul 08, 2020 @ 09:51:23

    It was more like a rhyme. I enjoyed it!


  5. kittysverses
    Jul 08, 2020 @ 11:38:20

    This is a lovely poem, enjoyed every bit. 🙂


  6. Erika
    Jul 08, 2020 @ 15:16:27

    What a gift you two have!


  7. Linda French
    Jul 08, 2020 @ 18:37:47

    Love it willow & Lyndy xx 😘


  8. Colleen M. Chesebro
    Jul 08, 2020 @ 20:49:07

    Oh that is so precious, Willow! Lovely poetry! ❤


  9. Marje @ Kyrosmagica
    Jul 09, 2020 @ 12:19:56

    This is lovely Willow, nice to have a cousin who is close to you. Mine live overseas and the ones in the UK weren’t particularly friendly! 🙂


  10. Elizabeth
    Jul 09, 2020 @ 18:06:38

    Such a lovely poem! Glad you 2 are still close friends!


  11. Smorgasbord - Variety is the Spice of Life.
    Jul 11, 2020 @ 10:12:51

    Wonderful memories and really drew me in Willow ♥


  12. Betty Hayes Albright
    Jul 20, 2020 @ 20:58:05

    I enjoyed this greatly!! Wonderful to have such friendships between cousins. 😊❤❤


  13. natureandphotography
    Aug 04, 2020 @ 17:03:22

    Childhood memories are precious…….wonderful post!


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  15. Marsha
    Sep 14, 2021 @ 15:01:17

    Adorable, how lucky you both are.


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