Ronovan Writes Décima Poetry Challenge Prompt No. 43: (SPRING) in the A rhyme line.

Wednesday and it time for Ronovanwrite’s Weekly Déima challenge.

You may, if you wish, make some kind of link between the Haiku Challenge prompt of (BARE and Full). and this is my link from Monday. Challenge of SPRING in the A rhyme line. This means you could write a haiku post using the prompt words. Then do a Décima post using this week’s prompt uniting the two with a common message.
The two challanges are separatebut can be combined if we choose to do so.
© willowdot21.

Awaiting Spring. A Décima from the birds.

Berries are red, the birds sing
We’ll eat them all and have our fill
Needing full tums to beat the chill
Time is harsh twixt Winter and Spring.
Ground hard covered in icy bling.
Water frozen it turns to ice.
We strive on as with death we dice.
At night we huddle where we roost
Humans spread seed, our diets boost.
So we sing for them,to be nice.

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This is part of Ronovanwrite’s Weekly Décima Challenge

Ronovan Writes Décima Poetry Challenge Prompt No. 42: (CARE) in the D rhyme line.

Ronovan Writes Decima Challenge Image
Ronovan says : You may, if you wish, make some kind of link between the Haiku Challenge prompt of (ROUGH and Season) mine was a Tanka and it’s here.and this Décima Challenge of CARE in the D rhyme lineThis means you could write a haiku post using the prompt words. Then do a Décima post using this week’s prompt uniting the two with a common message.
The 2 challenges are separate but can be  combined if you choose to do so.

As always I chose to combine.

Rough Season Décima.

© willowdot21

Bitter chill as night and hush falls.
The hedgerows full of sleeping beasts.
That this season often defeats.
Tomorrow and the hunt still calls.
The loss of hungry beasts appalls.
Nature only keeps the strongest
Winter’s cold winds last the longest.
Rough her rules may the weak take care.
She forges onwards harsh but fair.
Until Spring blossoms newly pressed.

This is part of Ronovanwrite’s Weekly Déima.

Poetry Challenge #7 23/12/2012

And so this is the end to my years challenge of producing a poem about war every Sunday. To share it , to explain what it means to me. It has not been easy. Anyway this week I have chosen a song/ poem that is set after the war to end all wars, the big one we have not fought yet.

What happens after the big one when the survivors all emerge from their bunkers. All our sons and daughters what will they have left?

When we arrive
Sons & daughters
We’ll make our homes on the water
We’ll build our walls aluminum
We’ll fill our mouths with cinnamon now

These currents pull us ‘cross the border
Steady your boats
Arms to shoulder
’till tides will pull
our hull aground
Making this cold harbour now home

Take up your arm
Sons and daughters
We will arise from the bunkers
By land, by sea, by dirigible
We’ll leave our tracks untraceable now

When we arrive
Sons and daughters
We’ll make our homes on the water
We’ll build our walls aluminum
We’ll fill our mouths with cinnamon now
(We’ll fill our mouths with cinnamon now)

When we arrive
Sons and daughters
We’ll make our homes on the water
We’ll build our walls aluminum
(Sons and daughters)
We’ll fill our mouths with cinnamon
(We’ll make our homes on the water)
We’ll make our homes on the water
(When we build our walls of aluminum)
(We’ll fill our mouths with cinnamon)

Hear all the bombs fade away………………………….

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Poetry Challenge #7 is to create a journal of links and your reactions to poems by established (living or dead poets.) Details are here.  Example response is here. Mr. Linky for Challenge #7 is directly below

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