Ronovan Writes #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge 316 Destruct&Self

This is my entry for Ronovanwrite’s Weekly Haiku Challenge. This week I chose a Tanka.

Image from Pixabay.

Here held in my hand

All life could ever offer

Nothing to desire

No one to blame but my self

I forged my own destruction.

Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 187 #PhotoPrompt

It’s the third week of the month! For Colleen Chesebro’s Tanka Tuesday. Time for a #PhotoPrompt!

I thought I would try another Haibun .

Sally Cronin provided the photo for this month’s photo challenge:

Image Credit: © Sally Cronin

Early morning on the beach my mind being swept clean by the North wind. Waves lashing at my feet I contemplate the mistakes I have made in life. I see a lobster pot washed up on the beach, coloured ropes attached to it, full of detritus. I stop and look.

Washed up on life’s shore

Ties broken full of salt tears

Hope gone, deserted.

Wordless Wednesday:Nature undefeated.

Thursday photo prompt: Torrent #writephoto

For visually challenged writers, the image shows a waterfall, its peat-coloured waters cascading over a rocky ledge and surrounded by trees.

This week’s prompt ~ Torrent

Like life the waters are muddied

What has tainted them we don’t know.

A rust hue has them sullied

As they dive so far below.

Standing on the edge, eyes open wide

Not sure of my feelings

I turn my head to hide.

Wherever I go, whatever my dealings

I cannot escape the the dive.

*****

This is part of Sue Vincent’s Thursday Photo Challenge.

Death Writes Life’s Poetry

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The room would appear to be empty and dark

But what is that, a scratching , scratching,  hark!

Slowly your eyes grow accustomed  to the lack of light

There in the corner is an old guy working,  a curious sight .

Who is this, who can it be ? It is Death ( in his civies ) writing  Life’s Poetry.

I almost feel sorry for the Reaper and I feel you should agree.

He is  exhausted by Life’s demands and quirks

He has to go out collecting the dead  but what irks

Is he has Life’s poems to write, so his times not free

Can you hear that shusshing sound, lets see what can that be …..

It’s  billions of egg timers  set out on shelves .

The sands of time running out for you and me.

I almost feel sorry for Reaper and you should agree.

He  is exhausted by life’s demands and quirks

He is always busy now writing poetry and collecting the  dead

And there’s  more’  for he now has an apprentice to teach and keep fed.

Don’ t you feel a pang of sympathy?

He holds the number’s of you and me.

There is never a moment when he can be free, not even time for hot cup of coffee.

Well he is very busy right now as we can see

And I think there is somewhere , anywhere  else that we should be.

I almost feel sorry for Reaper and I feel you should agree.

He exhausted my life’s demands and quirks

He has to go out collecting  the Dead  

He has to write  Life’s poetry.

Ronovan Writes #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #280 Valley#Peak

Ronovan Writes Haiku Challenge Image.

This is part of Ronovanwrite’s Weekly Haiku Challenge.

© willowdot21. 2019
Traveling through this life
Lost in a barren Valley
Love can peak your soul

Colleen’s Weekly Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge . Less and Fuss.

It is the first Tuesday of the month and so Colleen has decreed that we can choose our own words this week . Rules and Ping-backs on Colleen’s page

We can choose from these poetic genre’s.

#Haiku, #Tanka,#micropoetry, #poetry, #5lines, #Haibun, #Prose #Senryu, #CinquainPoetry, #Etheree, #Nonet, #Shadorma

Leap of Faith .

White

Water

Flowing fast

Suicidal

It’s a leap of faith.

Nature’s blind to danger

Where mists rise to veil the view.

Running leaping in a mad dash.

From it’s source to sea and back again

Just like human life but with much less fuss .

*****

I have chosen to do an Etheree this week, Called Leap of Faith.

One – Liner Wednesday

Life is too short to bicker. Why doesn’t everyone learn that 💜.

©willowdot21.

This is part of Lindaghill’s One-Liner Wednesday.

The Friday Reminder and Prompt for #SoCS July 20/19 Frame.

Freeze the frame stop time

This one second is all mine

The beauty of sheer joy

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Catching the image

Living life through the zoom lense

Live life frame by frame

******

Time caught in a frame

Some are gone yet some remain

Lifes a picture frame

******

This is part of Lindaghill’s #SoCs. Linda said :Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is “frame.” Use it as a noun or a verb or any way you like. Have fun!

Twittering Tales #144 – 9 July 2019

Photo by Lisa Fotios @ Pexels.com

The Top Set.

We end up in the kitchen, we always did. The magnificent seven they called us, sorting out the ills of the world. Back then we were going to change the world. Everyone thought we had it made.Look at us now we couldn’t even change alight bulb! Where did all the fight go.
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This  is  pat of  Kat Myrman’s Twittering Tales.

 

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