my heart is willing as it drums a feisty beat but woe fills my mind This little ditty was written for Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 124 #SynonymsOnly This week’s words are game (willing and feisty) and trouble (woe). Find the rules here.
again we say yes vowing our love till the end and promise I do This is dedicated to my partner of 33 years and counting. He is my rock and he has my heart. And thanks for the word inspiration to Ronovan Writes.
Scalding to the touch Infatuation burns hot Scorching all reason After five (5!!) really long days of moving, it feels good to take a short break, turn my back on the mess behind me, write a haiku, and read some blogs. So thanks for being here blogosphere! And special thanks to One Daily Prompt and fandango for the… Continue reading Infatuation
a promise broken (like the bouquet of a rose, as sweet as sugar, veiling the sting of the thorn) leaves a bitter bite Inspiration for today's tanka comes from Ronovan Writes and Sue's Photo Prompt. Sorry to Sue for taking her beautiful photo to a bit of a dark place, but that's where the combo of sugar and… Continue reading The Bite of a Rose
I aimless and sleepy you idle the day away gathering wool thoughts II wool-gathering thoughts to spin daydreams for blankets indulging your mind III to indulge your mind and gather woolly respite will sustain your soul This 36 word ode to the awesomeness of idle thought is inspired by Sammi's weekend challenge to share our thoughts on… Continue reading Wool-Gathering in Three Parts or an Affirmation on Day Dreaming
we speed to the end unaware of the magic held in the moment Thanks for the inspiration to Linda and her JusJoJan challenges! And to No Facilities for the word prompt. I took some liberties and used "testify" as an idea (bearing witness) not the actual word. Thanks also to Ronovan Writes for the words magic and man, which… Continue reading Bearing Witness to the Folly of Man
cathartic tears flow memories lost in the stream but forlorn no more Thanks to FOWC and Enthralling Journey and JusJoJan host Linda for the inspiration.
letting go today falling into the unknown and finding balance Today's Just Jot January prompt of BALANCE courtesy of JP at Wide Eye Wondering is remarkably timely! I am in the midst of buying/selling/moving ... and my stress level has been super high. Just seeing the word made me stop and think. Today I shall let go of some… Continue reading letting go
wisdom blossoming from an open heart and mind carries love not hate Thanks to Sue's Photo Prompt for today's inspiration. Visit her site for great writing and the #writephoto rules.
Dreaming of the past When lanterns blazed the night sky And stars sparkled bright Illuming a boundless hope For tomorrow’s future In the midst of all the terrible awful horrible things happening in the good ol' USA, I have been feeling a bit hopeless. I've also been thinking (dreaming) of traveling (escaping). Sadly… Continue reading Paris on my Mind