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Colleen’s Weekly #Poetry Challenge # 30 – Wish & Magic

Colleen Chesebro’s Poetry Challenge Colleen Chesebro and I share quite a few interests in common, as a matter of fact we do find that when we do those quizzes on Facebook we sometimes get the same results! This morning we both … Continue reading

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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 … 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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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 #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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Jane Dougherty Poetry: Hourglass Challenge

I couldn’t resist doing some Hourglass poetry too, via Jane Dougherty’s Poetry Challenge:  https://janedougherty.wordpress.com/2016/03/02/poetry-challenge-20-hourglass-poetry/ More about the form: ten lines with a syllable count of 5.4.3.2.1.2.3.4.5, on Jane’s blog. Basically you end up with nine lines. True happiness lives Simplicity … Continue reading

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