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. 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. 117, “Poet’s Choice of Words”,

This part of Colleen Chesebro’s Tuesday Tanka. This week as it’s the first of not only the month but the year. That means we can use any words we like.

My words are. Wine Bottle I decided to do an Etheree.

Wine

Bottle

Red or white

Even rosé.

Light or full bodied

To tantalise taste buds

Glass container of liquid

Open with cap or pop the cork

You have the power to raise spirits

A joy to behold a bottle of wine

🍷

Image from Pixabay

COLLEEN’S WEEKLY TANKA TUESDAY POETRY CHALLENGES NO. 114 Try & Life Etheree. #SYNONYMSONLY

WELCOME TO COLLEEN CHESEBRO’S TANKA TUESDAY!

Colleen is taking some much needed time off to celebrate Christmas. Starting today, December 11 – December 31st, 2018. There will be NO challenges or recaps until January 1, 2019.

However, Colleen know some of us will want to continue writing your weekly poetry. So, she has listed out the challenge words for the next three weeks.

12/11/18: Try & Life

12/18/18: Fly & Sing

12/25/18: Belief & Joy.

Well this week’s words to use Synonymously are Try and Life.

An Etheree

We

Always

Endeavour

To spend our time

On this planet of

Ours. To fulfill our dreams

We work hopefully to be

Aspiring. To expand our dreams

This time on earth from birth until death

Dreams are all we have so we strive for them.

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. 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. 107, “Haunt & Spell,” #SynonymsOnly

This is part of Colleen Chesebro’s Tuesday Tanka Challenge, you can find Colleen at The Fairy Whisper

Rules and Pingback Here

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. 103, “FALL & TRY,” #SYNONYMSONLY

This is my entry for Colleen Chesebro, the Fairy Whisper’s Tuesday Tanka Challenge.

This week I did a Cinquain.

Downward

We two decsend

Dropping dreams dashed we’re smashed

I endeavour to spread my wings

No hope.

COLLEEN’S WEEKLY TANKA TUESDAY POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 102, “VIGOR & ENERGY,” #SYNONYMSONLY

This is my entry for Colleen Chesebro’s Tuesday Tanka.

Rules and Pingback Here.

The prompts are Vigor and Energy, to be used as synonyms only.

Today I rang the changes and have written a Cinquain.

Unbound

Full of fresh life

Bursting and in full bloom

Gladioli brighten the room

Glory.

Colleen’s Weekly Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 99, “Change & Defy,” #SynonymsOnly

This is my entry for Colleen Chesebro of The Fairy Whisper‘s

Weekly Tuesday Tanka Challenge.

Image from Pixabay

Please alter me not

Be warned, I dare you to try

I am what I am

I will stand defiantly.

Too often you’ve clipped my wings.

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