Colleen’s Weekly #Poetry Challenge # 27 – “Light & Dark”

Light and dark  – what great prompt words from Colleen this week.  I’ve always been fascinated by the interplay between light, and darkness.

Here’s my haibun inspired by a paragraph from my current manuscript: The Curse of Time, which I am currently in the process of editing….

Sinister Tinge

The Black Obsidian paint pot called me next, beseeching me to open it. Just like before, it refused to do so. In frustration, I slammed it down hard. The pot exploded with a loud bang like a child’s burst balloon. As I dipped the brush into the paint, a gripping sensation overcame me. I painted in haste with a multitude of dissolving crystal paint flecks staring back at me from the canvas. A dark grey, bluish black, sinister tinge blemished the artwork. Shades of varying hues moved across the painting competing for supremacy in a powerful duality of light and darkness.

Black kisses,Rich with Flecks of lightness,Mesmerise and puzzle,Tattooing your family'sHappiness dark. (1)

 

Ohhh, that’s a bit dark… but wherever shadows linger there is bound to be light.

Colleen Chesebro’s Weekly Haiku, Tanka and Haibun Challenge

I have no idea if this is a haibun or not! LOL… hope it is. My first attempt so if it’s wrong, please do let me know.

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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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11 Responses to Colleen’s Weekly #Poetry Challenge # 27 – “Light & Dark”

  1. Keith Haney says:

    I loved this. Thanks for sharing

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  2. According to the rules of writing a Haibun, it looks right to me. I loved it, Marje and it is a great introduction to your upcoming novel. Well done, my friend. I know what it’s all about… sorry singing again. 😀 ❤

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  3. Denis1950 says:

    A fascinating combination Marje

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  4. Pingback: Colleen’s Weekly #Poetry Challenge # 28 – HARD & SOFT – Colleen Chesebro ~ Fairy Whisperer

  5. Olga says:

    Wonderful descriptives in your manuscript piece. The tanka connects perfectly from darkness to dark. Good-luck with ‘The Curse of Time’, Marje. ❤

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