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WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY!

Kerfe chose this week’s words. Remember, you can’t use the words. Instead, you must find synonyms to use in their place.

Transition & Harmony

This week for Colleen’s Tuesday Tanka I have chosen to do a Gogyohka. It’s about confusing information, a huge part of our lives right now.

Muddled meanings, words unclear

Won’t bring us together here

Our enemy still lingers watching us

In this time of change, fear separates

Borders hastily drawn, no reunions yet.

Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 174 #PhotoPrompt

It’s the third week of the month! Time for a #PhotoPrompt

Jude, from Tales Told Different, selected the photo for this month’s photo challenge. I chose to write a Nonet, a poem of nine lines, starting with a line of nine syllables descending in nine lines to one syllable.

Image Credit: Unknown

Extinct.

Sat alone under the great Red Wood

Not even an eyelid flickered

Arms extended hands relaxed.

Face devoid of feelings

Brain stilled and un-taxed

No spark of life

Battery

Exstinct

Dead.

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WELCOME TO Colleen Chesebro’s TANKA TUESDAY!

Colleen’s Weekly Tuesday Tanka. 7/Jan/20

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

Well as it is my choice I have decided to write a Tanka on the promise of Spring. A play on Hope Springs Eternal.

Image from Pixabay

Brave Start.

Bare almost extinct

Tired, at the old year’s ending.

In hibernation

Nature’s spring hope’s eternal

New life giving life to all

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Colleen’s Tuesday Tanka Clear and Nature.#No.138.

Hello everyone it’s Tuesday and time for Colleen Chesebro’s Tuesday Tanka.

Here are our two words for this week: and we must only use synonyms.

Clear & Nature

I have decided to do a Nonet using the synonyms, crystal, transparent and open for Clear, and Gia, essence and mother earth for Nature

Image below from Pixabay

Waterfall.

Crystal water falls sparkling so bright

It’s one of Gia’s true wonders

Transparent fractals of light

In essence and colours

A celebration

Of mother earth’s

Beautiful

Open

Gifts

Colleen’s Tuesday Tanka, Chocolate & Egg. 16/4/2019.

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.”


I have chosen two seasonal words Chocolate & Egg and of course I will use them synonymously. I have opted for a Tanka this week.

Confectionery

Celebrate the end of Lent.

Ovals of sweet joy.

Succulent, mouth watering

Death by this is ecstasy.

Image from Pixabay

This is part of Colleen the Fairy Whisperer’s Tuesday Tanka Challenge.

Colleen’s Tuesday Tanka # Poetry Challenge No. 65.Ambition and Change 

Colleen’s Tuesday Tanka # Poetry Challenge No. 65.

Ambition and Change 

#Synonyms only

Happy New Year Colleen.💜💜💜💜

So a new year’s Tanka it is.

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Aspiring to pastures New

I hope for the new

Espiring to reach my goals

Making dreams come true.

Around my head failures fly

Always I espire to win.

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