Colleen’s 2019 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 123 #SynonymsOnly

This is my entry for Colleen Chesebro‘s Tuesday Tanka Challenge. The two prompts are words to use synonously are Meaning and Passion.

This week I have chosen the simple Tanka, I love the Tanka.

True desire for life

It consumes like a fire

Urging the senses

To devour and embrace

Lust for the definition.

COLLEEN’S 2019 WEEKLY TANKA TUESDAY POETRY CHALLENGE NO.121,SLOW & WORK, SYNONYMSONLY

WELCOME TO COLLEEN’S TANKA TUESDAY!

Sorry I am late Colleen I have had another mad day. Finally I managed a Tanka.

Time.

Time creeps up on us

A leisurely assassin,

Unrushed to pass us

Like a steadily pasted chore

Sloth speed, caught up in the toil.

Colleen’s 2019 Weekly Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge No. 120, “Cold & Storm,” #SynonymsOnly

This is my entry for Colleen Chesebro‘s Tuesday Tanka Challenge.

Strangely the temperature dropped here and we had snow which I have a video here. My poem is an Etheree.

Deep Winter

Snow

Silent

Covering

All in silence

The tempest arrives

Freezing, chilling the ground

Squalls whipping up banks of

white

Blizzards persists temperatures

Dropping fast like falling mercury

Noses grow red tingling fingers and toes.

COLLEEN’S 2019 WEEKLY TANKA TUESDAY POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 119 “MYSTERY& ATTRACT,” #SYNONYMSONLY

This is my entry for Colleen Chesebro‘s Tuesday Tanka Challenge. I have written an Etheree with as many synonyms for Mystery and Attract that I could muster.

Jet

Black cat

Witches close

Familiar

Always gathers up

The unknown, the hidden

With an air enigma

They entice, allure and beguile

They are a conundrum a puzzle

Bewitching all who look into their eyes.

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. 111, “Celebrate & Number,” #SynonymsOnly

This is part of Colleen Chesebro’s the Fairy Whisper’s Tuesday Tanka Challenge. I know I am late , sorry.

A toast giving thanks

For surviving the first year

Four Centennials

Image from Pixabay

———–

The photo below is one I took.

Lets

Party

A bunch of

Years truly lived

A good life well used

Many experiences

To honour with happiness

Too vast to count. Bearing witness.

A life full to the brim with good things.

Do not be sad remember it with joy.

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. 108, “Afraid & Grave,” #SynonymsOnly

This is my entry for Colleen Chesebroof The Fairy Whisper’s Tuesday Tanka Challenge. This week I have chosen another Etheree.

Fear

In the

Cemetery

Deep crawling fear.

The ground freshly dug

From the inside up, out

Something has escaped but what

Fright tingles the spine, draining blood

Petrified at the sight of the hole.

Fear for the fate of your immortal soul.

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

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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. 106, “Ghost and Hollow,” #SynonymsOnly

This is my entry for Colleen Chesebro of The Fairy Whisper‘s blog Tuesday Tanka Challenge. I have written an Autumnal Cinquain and a Halloween Etheree.

Leaves fall

Softly, silent

Like phantoms in the mist

The del’s full of the spirit of

Autumn.

———–

Dense

The mist

Hallowed ground

Long dead spirits

Wake to move around

None have a beating heart

Nor a conscience to be found

All lost souls their bodies are void

Endless chill invades their empty souls

Their time is now Autmn and Halloween.

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