#TankaTuesday #Ekphrastic #Poetry Challenge No. 312


SPRING is in the air! This #TankaTuesday challenge explores Ekphrastic poetry, inspired by works of art.

💐 This week, using the painting as your inspiration, please write either a syllabic poetry form or a freestyle poem, including a syllabic form (both on the same post). 💐

FridayPainting: Claude Monet “The Artist’s Garden at Giverny” See the post over at Rebecca Budd’s blog Chasing Art

I have chosen to try a Diatelle this week is syllabic beat is 1/2/3/4/6/8/10/12/10/8/6/4/3/2/1.


My dream place
Where my mind’s ease
Lifts me, to gentle space
Perfume heady take my mind home
To a kinder time, happy and carefree
Pastel soft my mood lightens as memories flood
Murmurs in my ears, flowers in my hands
Time slips by like hourglass sand
I meld into this place
Remove the years
Grateful, tired
I find



Ronovan Writes #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge 453 FOG and Seek.

Brain fog engolfing
Seek truth from the sharp North Wind
Clearing the cobwebs.

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This is part of Ronovanwrite’s Weekly Haiku Challenge.

Ronovan Writes SIJO Wednesday Poetry Challenge #51. Use ADVENTURE as your inspiration this week.

This week Ron has set us the prompt of Adventure, I decided to go for synonyms of the prompt.

Ronovan Writes Sijo Challenge Image

To set out on a new path to encounter the unknown, a leap into the dark.
To take on something you have never before experienced , to spread your wings and set forth on a new venture.
Life cannot always we quite and simple sometimes you just hit the rapids.

image from Pixabay

This is part of Ronovanwrite’s Weekly Sijo Challenge.

Ronovan Writes #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge 452 LAND and Patch.

Hand drawn red petunia by Biodiversity Heritage Library is licensed under CC-CC0 1.0

A petunia
Grows in the onion patch
Stray seed landed there

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Ronovan Writes SIJO Wednesday Poetry Challenge #51. Use PATIENCE as your inspiration this week.

Ronovan Writes Sijo Challenge Image

Today I have not used the word patience but synonyms of it! I think the Sijo flows


Wait until the time is right, like nature knowing when to bud.
The reward will be ten fold if you hold your nerve like spring does for summer.
Like playing cards slipping from the pack bide your time.


#TankaTuesday #TheSpiceofLife #Poetry Challenge No. 309, 2/28/23


🌶️ This week’s challenge is The Spice of Life: Choose a spice from your kitchen cabinet, and relate its flavor to an event that recently happened in your daily life. Write your syllabic poem! Bonus—if you share a photo of the spice in your post. 🌶️

I have chosen a little string of Haiku one , 5,7,5. and three 3,5,3.

Ground from arbours bark
Nature’s gold dust milky sweet
Cinnamon delight.

Black bullets
Hot enough to sneeze
Clears your head.

White horses
Crystals from the sea
Life’s wages.

Gold or red
Along the spice root
Treasure taste

Part of Colleen Chesebro’s Tanka Tuesday

Ronovan Writes #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge 451 SHRUG and Weight.

© willowdot21

Silently earth spins
Carrying the weight of time
Gaia gives a shrug

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This is part of Ronovanwrite’s Weekly Haiku Challenge.

The Friday Reminder and Prompt for #SoCS Feb. 25, 2023

Badge by Shelley Krupa..

LindaGHill is here with our Stream of Consciousness Saturday: she said :”Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is “prize.” Use it as a noun or a verb; use it any way you’d like. Have fun!

Prize yourself away, prize open, win a prize, a prize possession, a prize vegetable, prize winning, prized friendships, and many more but for now an Acrostic Tanka using prize and synonyms thereof.

Three of our prized family © willowdot21


Prize open the lid
revealing the prize inside
it is a real treat
zenith of all your hearts dreams
ctasy you can cherish

Ronovan Writes SIJO Wednesday Poetry Challenge #50. Use TEMPTATION as your inspiration this week.

Ronovan Writes Sijo Challenge Image


Glistening and glimmering inviting you to dive in.
Is it the reflection of the moon or treasure therin.
The silver orb holds sway as it ebbs and flows the waves. Glinting temptation.

This is part of Ronovanwrite’s Weekly Sijo Challenge.

Ronovan Writes #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge 450 STRENGTH and Tempt.


I decided as I did a Tanka yesterday I would write a short haiku today. 3/5/3.

Your desire
Tests your willpower
Don’t give in.

PART OF Ronovanwrite’s Weekly Haiku Challenge,

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