This week, Word Crafters, Colleen has selected words to get us going. These words are opposites with many synonym possibilities:

I have written a Tanka, I have used the synonyms, Taut, rigid, compressed, and slack, released, discharged.

image Pixabay.

Loose & Tight

Tempers pulled so taut
Let to slip through slack fingers
So long held rigid
Released to flow, river like
Discharged like compressed feelings!

This is part of Colleen Chesebro’s Tuesday Tanka Challenge.

32 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Ritu
    Feb 09, 2021 @ 15:46:53

    Lots of synonyms! Well done, Sis!


  2. kittysverses
    Feb 09, 2021 @ 15:52:28

    Wow! So many synonyms in one poem. πŸ™‚


  3. robbiesinspiration
    Feb 09, 2021 @ 17:44:10

    You did a great job with this poem, Willow.


  4. Raven
    Feb 09, 2021 @ 19:41:38

    Excellemnt Tanka


  5. Dale
    Feb 10, 2021 @ 02:49:15

    Wonderful, Willow!


  6. Chel Owens
    Feb 11, 2021 @ 03:19:02

    I love the poem, and the gif really makes it!


  7. jazzytower
    Feb 11, 2021 @ 23:41:19

    Nice!! I toyed with taut & rigid too… had to let it go though, wasn’t workingπŸ™‚You nailed it!



  8. jazzytower
    Feb 11, 2021 @ 23:41:19

    Nice!! I toyed with taut & rigid too… had to let it go though, wasn’t workingπŸ™‚You nailed it!



  9. Lisa
    Feb 12, 2021 @ 01:38:38

    That’s a great job!


  10. Colleen M. Chesebro
    Feb 13, 2021 @ 00:30:31

    Well done, Willow. What a great choice of synonyms! How they all went together is quite the feat. ❀


  11. judeitakali
    Feb 13, 2021 @ 06:49:28

    A lovely and vivid tanka


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  13. Smorgasbord - Variety is the Spice of Life.
    Feb 15, 2021 @ 17:48:07

    Perfect Tanka Willow β™₯


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