Hate Crimes – #Tanka

Towering over,
ill placed egos swell with pride
while victims cower

suffering from their birth rights
subject to fearful hate crimes


In response to weekly prompt (hate and pride) challenge #45 here: https://butismileanyway.com/2017/08/08/colleens-weekly-poetry-challenge-45-haiku-hate-pride/

Advertisements

Painted Ladies

Glamorous it seems
from the eyes of a young child
taught to cover up

~

Accentuating
their natural-born beauty
artistically

~

Sashay Shante, Queens
Sis’ of Perpetual Sin
spreading awareness

2012 AIDS Fundraiser

 


Last week, I stumbled upon the below  site hosting weekly Haiku prompts, and thought fun. This week, I decided to give it a go by using the words as the title with 3 different views in the form of Haiku.

RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #161 Painted&Lady