weekly tanka tuesday

Haiku: Dark Beasts

Black Night Falls, Foul Beasts
Awaken, Blood Hued Eyes Stare,
Strike Terror in Hearts…


Prompt:

COLLEEN’S WEEKLY #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 105, “COLOR & CREEPY,”

I chose Hue and Foul as synonyms for Color and Creepy..

Happy reading! 🙂

Senryu: Never Give Up

Tumbled Once, twice, thrice,
Attempted Again Every Time,
One Day, Stopped Tumbling.


Prompt:

COLLEEN’S WEEKLY #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 103, “FALL & TRY,” #SYNONYMSONLY

This week I chose the words Tumble and Attempt as synonyms of Fall and Try

 

Happy reading! 🙂

 

Image Credit – Life’s Struggle by Salman Ravish

Senryu: Wine

Invited rival,
Poisoned wine, picked wrong glass,
My scheme ended me.


Prompt:

Colleen’s Weekly-tanka-tuesday-poetry-challenge-no-101 (plan and finish)

The words provided were Plan and Finish.

And as the challenge dictates, I chose the synonyms: Scheme and End.

Happy reading! 🙂

 

Image credit: Wine stain portrait by Amelia Fais Harnas