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DESTITUTE

Goes to bed hungry

Probes the gap between her

teeth

But there nothing there

{Empty (hungry) Space (gap)}

This is from the talented pen of Ben Naga

It’s so good I am entering it on hi behalf to Colleen’s Tuesday Tanka Challenge.

COLLEEN’S WEEKLY TANKA TUESDAY POETRY CHALLENGES NO. 114 Try & Life Etheree. #SYNONYMSONLY

WELCOME TO COLLEEN CHESEBRO’S TANKA TUESDAY!

Colleen is taking some much needed time off to celebrate Christmas. Starting today, December 11 – December 31st, 2018. There will be NO challenges or recaps until January 1, 2019.

However, Colleen know some of us will want to continue writing your weekly poetry. So, she has listed out the challenge words for the next three weeks.

12/11/18: Try & Life

12/18/18: Fly & Sing

12/25/18: Belief & Joy.

Well this week’s words to use Synonymously are Try and Life.

An Etheree

We

Always

Endeavour

To spend our time

On this planet of

Ours. To fulfill our dreams

We work hopefully to be

Aspiring. To expand our dreams

This time on earth from birth until death

Dreams are all we have so we strive for them.

Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 112, “Cold & Safe,” #SynonymsOnly

This is my entry for Colleen Chesebro‘s, Weekly Tuesday Tanka. The words to use Synonymously are Cold and Safe.

I have used Coleen’s beautiful gif to enhance me Etheree.

The

Winters

Finally

Here, all other

Seasons now are spent

Nature secures her seeds

Deep away from winter’s chill

Her creatures sleep protected too

Whilst winter does her very best to freeze

Mother Nature sole caretaker of all.

Colleen’s Weekly Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge No. 110, “Pleasant &s Read,” #SynonymsOnly

This is my entry for Colleen Chesebro of The Fairy Whisper’s Tuesday Tanka Challenge. This week my fast growing favourite form of poetry. The Etheree.

To

Imbibe

Of a book

Under a tree

Brings out such happy

And contented feelings

In me. Imagination

Running happy and free for me

Joyful pictures in my head I see

Comfortably I devour the words

Or

Infront

Of blazing

Flames, a drink in

Hand,devouring

Squiggles off of the page.

Brings such sweet enjoyment to

Me. I delight my mind running

Free. There are wonderful sights to see

Book in hand there’s no place I’d rather be.

Top image from Pixabay

Lower image from Pixabay.

Colleen’s Weekly Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 107, “Haunt & Spell,” #SynonymsOnly

This is part of Colleen Chesebro’s Tuesday Tanka Challenge, you can find Colleen at The Fairy Whisper

Rules and Pingback Here

Autumn Tanka.

Magic entwines me

As leaves fall softly around

Gold and red colours

Summer’s spirit invades me

As Autumn bewitches all.

COLLEEN’S WEEKLY TANKA TUESDAY POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 103, “FALL & TRY,” #SYNONYMSONLY

This is my entry for Colleen Chesebro, the Fairy Whisper’s Tuesday Tanka Challenge.

This week I did a Cinquain.

Downward

We two decsend

Dropping dreams dashed we’re smashed

I endeavour to spread my wings

No hope.

COLLEEN’S WEEKLY TANKA TUESDAY POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 102, “VIGOR & ENERGY,” #SYNONYMSONLY

This is my entry for Colleen Chesebro’s Tuesday Tanka.

Rules and Pingback Here.

The prompts are Vigor and Energy, to be used as synonyms only.

Today I rang the changes and have written a Cinquain.

Unbound

Full of fresh life

Bursting and in full bloom

Gladioli brighten the room

Glory.

Colleen’s Weekly Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 99, “Change & Defy,” #SynonymsOnly

This is my entry for Colleen Chesebro of The Fairy Whisper‘s

Weekly Tuesday Tanka Challenge.

Image from Pixabay

Please alter me not

Be warned, I dare you to try

I am what I am

I will stand defiantly.

Too often you’ve clipped my wings.

Colleen’s Weekly Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge No. 98, “Sad & Write,” #SynonymsOnly

Here is my entry for Colleen Chesebro if The Fairy Whisper‘s Tuesday Tanka Challenge

As I touch the keys

The pain and hurt just flood out

Brief is happiness

Fate once again clips my wings

Darkness thrives hear how it sings.

Colleen’s Weekly Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge No. 97, “Love &Time,”SynonymsOnly

These are my entries for Colleen Chesebro‘s Tuesday Tanka.

Nurturing Nature.

Image from Pixabay

All I ever need

Tender care and the seasons

Blossom grows from seed.

———-

Grief

Image from Pixabay

The passage of years

Cannot erase my feelings

Your name still brings tears.

——-

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