Category Archives: Poetry

Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka #Poetry Challenge # 22 – “Door & Friend”

My Tanka this week is inspired by a quick pick book I found in my local library – The Lemon Grove by  Helen Walsh. It’s a real page turner! I can’t wait to find out what happens in the end…. Here’s the … Continue reading

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RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #136 Eye&Fade

    I’m in the mood for poetry today! Started off writing two Tanka poems for Colleen’s Tanka Tuesday and then realised I hadn’t done anything for Valentine’s.  To remedy this faux pas I decided to take a gander at Ronovan’s prompt … Continue reading

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Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka #Poetry Challenge #21 – “Fog & Change”

It’s Tuesday! Time for Tanka Tuesday. The prompt words this week are fog and change. This morning I wrote two Tanka as soon as I woke up – one sad and the other light-hearted. I didn’t want to torment you by writing one … Continue reading

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Tanka Tuesday: Angel and Devil

  This week for Colleen’s Tanka Tuesday we have two very tempting prompt words – angel and devil. This is so me!!! I love to explore the light and dark side of life. The following Tanka is inspired by my … Continue reading

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Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka #Poetry Challenge #19 – “Craft & Rise”

Colleen’s prompt words this week for Tanka Tuesday are Craft and Rise – (I used soar instead of rise.) I thought I’d apply Colleen’s two prompt words to the act of writing itself. Without a doubt, all my blogging/writer friends will know just how consuming … Continue reading

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Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka #Poetry Challenge #18 – “Charm & Touch”

#Tanka Tuesday, #micropoetry, #poetry, #5lines Colleen’s prompt words this week are Charm and Touch. In the first Tanka I decided to use bewitching instead of charm and in the second Tanka, I chose kiss instead of touch. These Tankas are loosely based … Continue reading

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Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka #Poetry Challenge #17 – “Storm & Color”

My Tanka for Colleen’s Tanka Tuesday Challenge this week has been inspired by a shared video I saw on a friend’s Facebook page, showing how the sea can be a bit rough and choppy one minute, and so dangerous the … Continue reading

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Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka Challenge

Today, I thought I’d join in with Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka poetry prompt. I’ve never written a Tanka before.  I have had some experience of writing haiku so hopefully, it shouldn’t be too difficult. After all, it’s just a case of … Continue reading

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Ronovan Writes Haiku Challenge: Prompt Words – Gold and Sing

For the 1st of December I thought it would be a lovely idea to join in with Ronovan Writes Weekly Haiku Poetry Prompt Challenge. The prompt words this week are gold and sing : Ronovan Writes Haiku Challenge, Gold and … Continue reading

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Ronovan Writes Haiku Challenge: Magic And Stars

It has been an age since I have written any haiku. Sigh! Recently  Denis at haiku hound commented on one of my posts, but added – where are your haiku? Good point Denis – his comment prompted me to write this post! … Continue reading

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