Colleen’s Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge. Global & Warming.

This is part of Colleen Chesebro’s Tanka Tuesday.

Colleen Chesebro is on Sabbatical, moving house for her health.. and that’s the truth.

Colleen said: “So, I’m asking my regular poetry challenge participants to keep writing a weekly poem until I get back. (No submission forms) Feel free to link to this post, or not, whatever works best for you. Choose your own words and keep using the syllabic forms: Haiku, Senryu, Haiga, Tanka, Haibun, Cinquain, Etheree, Nonet, and Shadorma. Choose your own words and just have fun. I’ll stop in and comment when I can.”

The two words I have chosen to use synonymously are Global and Warming.

Parched planet syndrome

Polar caps diminishing

All life extinguished

Mother Nature bows her head

Weeps for a planet that’s dead.

Colleen’s #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge #63 – Cover & Precipitation 

Colleen’s #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge #63 – Cover & Precipitation (#SynonymsOnly)

I cover my head

As rain falls all around me

My heart is breaking.

Veiled I am in hopelessness

Life sprinkles trial after trial.

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