Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka #Poetry Challenge # 23 – HELP & SMILE

When I read Colleen’s prompt words this week I knew the perfect Tanka would be about an experience I had some time ago. I’d been out in my local supermarket buying the groceries when I saw this elderly lady sitting in the cafe. She wore a birthday badge, and was out celebrating, having a treat.  I couldn’t help but admire her wacky, vibrant hair. We shared a smile, and that lovely moment, and her brilliant smile stayed with me.

#Tanka Tuesday, #micropoetry, #poetry, #5lines

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Hope you liked this week’s Tanka.

To join in the fun visit Colleen’s blog: Colleen Chesebro’s Tanka Challenge

Bye for now,

I hope you agree life’s for celebrating. Enjoy…

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About Marje @ Kyrosmagica

Hi. Welcome to my blog, Kyrosmagica. A blog about magic, books, writing, laughter, and much more! I'm a debut writer in the process of finishing my first YA fantasy novel, set in Cambridge. I write book reviews on Net Galley and Goodreads. I have a penchant for travel and have relatives in far flung places, Australia, Malaysia, and Singapore, (my birthplace.) I grew up in in Bonnie Scotland, in Edinburgh, and now live in Cambridge. I love sunny, hot places, particularly Rome, Venice, Portugal, Barcelona, and I forgot to mention the sun drenched beaches of the Caribbean, how could I? I am lucky to have been blessed with two lovely daughters and a husband who I fondly refer to in this blog as my black sheep. Family joke! With my passion for travel, culture, beautiful beaches, good food, books, theatre, writing, and humour, I hope to keep you entertained. I'm loving every minute of this creative journey, please join me.
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16 Responses to Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka #Poetry Challenge # 23 – HELP & SMILE

  1. Janice says:

    A sweet moment 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Marje, this Tanka is absolutely splendid! I love it! What a sweet way to remember such a great experience. ❤

    Liked by 1 person

  3. Denis1950 says:

    A beautiful memory captured in poetry Marje

    Liked by 1 person

  4. What a cool inspiration, Marie, lovely poem!

    Liked by 1 person

  5. Widdershins says:

    One of the great things about growing older! 😀

    Liked by 1 person

  6. Pingback: Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka #Poetry Challenge # 24 – “FIRE & RAIN” – Colleen Chesebro ~ Fairy Whisperer

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