#TankaTuesday Weekly Poetry Challenge No. 277: #Tastetherainbow-Colour Poetry.

© Colleen Chesebro.

Colleen is here with her prompt she said : “Hello everyone. Happy June and Pride Month! This week, choose a syllabic form and a colour to feature in your poem. If the form is from the #TankaTuesday cheat sheet, let us know so we know where to look for directions. If it’s a new form, share how to write it and where you found the instructions. Think about the different ways you can use colour in a poem.”

© willowdot21 .

I have chosen a Sijo this week . Which is a Korean form believed to have first been used in the fourteenth century. It is similar in structure to various Japanese forms such as Haiku. As with many forms of poetry, the Sijo became a preferred poetry form of the yangban or ruling class as well as royalty. They were written in Chinese and were originally short songs set to music. The focus of the Sijo is usually nature and contemplation.

There are: Three Lines
14-16 syllables per line
A total of 44-46 syllables for the entire poem.

.© willowdot21. Rainbow 🌈 cake.

So many layers of colour to the cake a profusion of love
Pride has more than one meaning, though all of them are valid
Whichever tune you march to be true to each other always

35 Words
46 Syllables.

🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈.

This is part of Colleen’s Tuesday Tanka Challenge.

#TankaTuesday Weekly #Poetry Challenge No. 247, #SynonymsOnly

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY!

Are you ready to choose some syllables to use in your poetry? Willow Willers  (pist’ that’s me 😃) from last month’s challenge chose the two words for this month:

Twilight & Hue.

© willowdot21

a dusky silver
somewhere between night and day
Shades of evening sway.

part of Colleen’s Tuesday Tanka.

The Friday Reminder and Prompt for #SoCS July 24, 2021

Badge by Shelley Krupa.

Linda,our host said : “Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is “color/colour.” Use it as a noun, a verb, or pick a color and write about it–use it any way you like. Have fun!”

Colour surrounds us, golden sunlight, silver moonlight, green fields and blue skies and seas. Nature is full of colour. Colour makes our lives we even describe our feelings in colour. When we see a rainbow we see it as magical.

Cinnamon yellow warm
Opal white cool and calm
Languishing purple of the soul
Orange burnished hot
Ultimately colours blend
Restoring beauty to our lives.

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Below are two videos. The first one is an old advert for a colour TV. If you look through the fact it is an advert and listen to the words and look at the pictures it is beautiful. The song used is Sound And Vision by David Bowie.

The video below is an old one from 2002 by Darius Campbell. Colour Blind.

Have a happy and colourful weekend everyone 💜💜💜

Wordless Wednesday:Nature undefeated.

Lune Day 18

At Kat Myrman‘s suggestion,along with Jane Dougherty, I’m trying out the Lune form this month. The Lune is a three line poem, either 5/3/5 syllables or 3/5/3 words.

Sentinels stand guard.

Flowers bright

Physicoldelic grow

Just Jot It January. Day 23. Colour.

Today is Day 23 of Just Jot it January and supernaturalsnark is responsible for our prompt.

Well thank you supernaturalsnark for picking : Colour as today’s prompt. Do go and visit their blog.

Rules and Prompts here

Pinkbacks Here

In these dark, dull and cold January days we need some colour and colour with warmth would be even better.

Colour can make such a difference to your day. What you wear, the colours of your rooms. Nature and life a keleidoscope of colour

Colour, Acrostic Poem.

Colour makes our day

Orange, yellow, red and blue

Lack luster blown away

Opens up horizons new

Un known depths of warmth

Rainbow hues to bathe in.

Stream of Consciousness Saturday: Art

LindaGHill of  said :Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is: “art.” Write a post regarding “art,” be it an object or a name. Note: I’m not asking you to draw something, but if you’d like to, we’d love to see that too! Enjoy!

Rules and pingback  

Art

Lines upon the paper

Colour upon the blank  page

Explosion of Art.

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Still life

Still life grey and white

Line on line builds the picture 

Art from dark and light 

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Crayons

Bold lines on the wall

How fast they grow, never slow

To Mum it is art.

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I have had to do this early as we have visited tomorrow (Saturday) 

Cover & Color – A Haiku

Cover & Color – A Haiku

Winter sunset golden hue

Pylons standing tall

Colour,  power  cover  all

 

Prompt  from  RonovanWrites 

Idea  from Like Mercury Colliding 

Glory Days

IMG_20150916_143714399 [310756]The  glory  days  are  gone

You  used  to  be  so  strong

Dancing and  bathing in  the  sun

Alas for you those days are  done.

 

The  rain  and  wind their  toll have  taken

Lying  there now  all lost and  forsaken.

Your beauty and  colour  not yet flown

Your  glory  days are  sadly  gone.

 

 

Graveyard Haiku

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Early morning light patterns
Define the quite path
Dazzling cemetery.

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Green leaves clinging to the stone
Covering corpse of bone
Final resting place alone.

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