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Colleen’s Weekly Poetry Challenge #26

  Colleen’s prompt words this week are : Earth and Water. I decided to stick with the Tanka form, but you can write either a Tanka, Haiku or a Haibun. Very saddened to hear about the terrorist atrocity in London’s … Continue reading

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Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka #Poetry Challenge # 24 – “FIRE & RAIN”

Colleen’s prompt words this week  Fire and Rain are quite tricky… wonder how to approach this. I might as well confess what my new job is… I was a lingerie stylist at Rigby and Peller but unfortunately my maternity leave contract … Continue reading

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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. … Continue reading

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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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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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