Colleen’s 2019 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 128 #SynonymsOnly: Spring and Sing

 

Season’s Joy

******

Life abounds

New and fresh I bounce

Birds chirrup

Like my  heart

A  chorus for this season

Jump high voice my joy

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Images from Pixabay, photo of  woodland  flowers  is mine.

The  above is a Spring time  Song of  joy, both words  substituted for synonyms as part of Colleen’s Weekly  Tanka Challenge.  

Colleen’s 2019 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 127 #SynonymsOnly: Lead and Follow

This week I have  chosen  to  write  a  Shadorma   about  God  and Faith. For  Colleen‘s Weekly  Tanka Challenge 

Image from Pixabay

Show me where

My life’s path should go

Guide me through

Teach me by

Kindness as your disciple

To accept your word.

 

Colleen’s 2019 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 126, “Poet’s Choice of Words”

It’s the first Tuesday of the month and that means we can choose our own words and there is no need to use synonyms .

I have chosen to do a Nonet today in honour of the coming spring. My two words are Spring and Hope.

Rules here

Hope springs eternal this time of year.

Winter lingers but have no fear

New life awaits to burst forth

Chill winds hover from north

Tiny buds grow

White, blue, golden

Emboldened

Spring is

Hope.

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.

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