#TankaTuesday Weekly #Poetry Challenge No. 306, 2/7/23

WELCOME TO #TANKATUESDAY! 短歌 火曜日 Sorry! I've had some computer issues... Here is this week's challenge! 🌹 In case you missed last week's poetry, here are the poet's links from the 1/31/23 random words challenge: 1.ben Alexander9.Colleen Chesebro17.Kerfe2.Reena Saxena10.Paula Light18.Mark Bozeman3.willowdot2111.The Versesmith19.Mark Bozeman4.Britta Benson12.Balroop Singh20.Pamelap5.Elizabeth13.Gwen Plano21.Ken Hume6.Li/ Lisa14.D. L. Finn22.Yvette M Calleiro7.AJ15.Jules23.Ruth Klein8.sillyfrog16.kittysverses24.25. 26. Robbie CheadleKeerthi's … Continue reading #TankaTuesday Weekly #Poetry Challenge No. 306, 2/7/23

WEEKLY POETRY CHALLENGE STARS | No. 194 – #SynonymsOnly: David Ellis, @TooFullToWrite

Annette Rochelle Aben picked a great pair of words for us all to work with this week for our #SynonymsOnly challenge: HINT & BOLD. Once again, you've all outdone yourselves! There was such great poetry and all different kinds, as well. Bravo to you all! Here's everyone who joined in courtesy of Mr. Linky: 1.Reena … Continue reading WEEKLY POETRY CHALLENGE STARS | No. 194 – #SynonymsOnly: David Ellis, @TooFullToWrite

Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 164 #SynonymsOnly

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! It's the second week of the month! That means Synonyms ONLY! I’ll pick a the two words for you to write about for this month. On the Monday before the next challenge, I’ll select someone to choose next month’s two synonyms. Here are your two words: Love & Harmony PLEASE don't … Continue reading Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 164 #SynonymsOnly

Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 97, “Love & Time,” #SynonymsOnly

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! Hi! I’m glad to see you here. Are you ready to write some poetry? HERE’S THE CATCH: You can’t use the prompt words! SYNONYMS ONLY! I hope you will support the other poets with visits to blogs and leaving comments. Sharing each other’s work on social media is always nice too. HELP ME … Continue reading Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 97, “Love & Time,” #SynonymsOnly

“Isn’t Love, Just Love?” – A #Haibun #Haiku

Welcome to my contribution to my Weekly Poetry Challenge, where you can write your own Haiku, Tanka, or Haibun using the prompt words of "hate and pride." I used the word "love," loosely based on the word "pride." Image Credit: Pixabay.com I have never understood why people feel the need to debate the power of love. Why … Continue reading “Isn’t Love, Just Love?” – A #Haibun #Haiku

Spice – The Tiny Dog Who Stole Our Hearts

Spice, Colorado 2017 It is with sad and heavy hearts Ron, and I must share that our beloved Spice left this world Wednesday night. Spice was Ron's dog mainly, and along with her sister, Sugar, nursed Ron through bladder and prostate cancer. She was loyal and loving and will live in our hearts forever. Our … Continue reading Spice – The Tiny Dog Who Stole Our Hearts

Love, A Moral Compass – A Haiku

Thanks for stopping by. I'll see you soon. ❤ READ MORE ON SILVER’S MONTHLY FAIRY WHISPERS Sign up for my monthly newsletter where you will find exciting reads from across the web plus a few creations of my own. Written, just for you, with fairy love, each month. Just fly over to my sign up … Continue reading Love, A Moral Compass – A Haiku

A Mother’s Day Lament

A secret has been mine forever to keep In a deep dark void a place of no sleep, I bury the longing for my mother's love She left me quite early and ascended above. *** I stumbled through life without her touch Wondering and yearning if I resembled her face, Hoping and wishing she'd help … Continue reading A Mother’s Day Lament

Waiting For Love

The woman – All ebony hair, long and hanging down Stands – At the edge of an emotional abyss Waiting – For the terror to subside And for her heart to stop breaking. The man – All muscled and fair, surrounded by a dark aura of intensity Stands – Bracing for the worst Waiting – … Continue reading Waiting For Love