Bipolar snow job Displays a placid surface Wild torrents below ~ In response to Ronovan Writes #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #283 Placid&Wild
The sands of time pass Through the haze of an hourglass By virtue of life ~In response to Ronovan Writes #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #282 Haze&Sand
Vibrational blues Uprooting our lives on cue From waters I grew Tree of life always matters Some withstanding disaster Colleen’s Weekly Poetry Challenge 145 #Photoprompt
Life’s a labyrinth Of decisions one must make Blind intuition Leads us through the maze, we play With dead-ends and great escapes Tanka poem inspired by prompt over at: Patricia’s Place
Spilt cream and sugar Upon a bitter cold front Over hot coffee In response to: https://ronovanwrites.com/2019/02/04/ronovanwrites-weekly-haiku-poetry-prompt-challenge-239-sugarbitter/
Seize the moments of opportunity Those that arrive few and far in between Our time and space knows no immunity Seize the moments of opportunity Discover power ending with unity The possibilities yet to be seen Seize the moments of opportunity Those that arrive few and far in between Written in response to an IGContinue reading “Unity ~ #Poem”
Sitting here in the back row Watching and waiting as events unfold Anticipating the wild stories yet to be told Wondering if the cup is growing mold The thought of smelling a cup That everyone’s already touched Triggers a compulsive tinge of disgust But who am I to put up a fuss –Live show & tellContinue reading “The black coffee mug”
Much like you I find Myself easily obsessed With these writing prompts In response to: https://ronovanwrites.com/2018/04/30/ronovanwrites-weekly-haiku-poetry-prompt-challenge-199-obsessedyou/
Drizzle Chocolaty Toppings until it cloaks Those croaking, four-legged toads up For sale Wow what do you know, two weeks in a row…I’m on a roll to where nobody knows. Thanks for stopping in, and if you want to join in the fun check out the details here: Colleen Chesebro’s weekly prompt!
Slow and controlled moves Relax your mind and breathe through The pain, let it burn RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #180 Slow&Burn at: https://ronovanwrites.com/2017/12/18/ronovanwrites-weekly-haiku-poetry-prompt-challenge-180-slowburn/
Sultry wind danced To melodic fluttering With all of the leaves Every shape, size and color Tangoed together at once Oh yes, a prompt with an extra twist – sponsored by Colleen Chesebro at: https://colleenchesebro.com/2017/12/12/colleens-weekly-tanka-tuesday-poetry-challenge-62-bells-past/
Drapes of winter snow Layered upon the horizon A picturesque warmth Radiates next to firey hearth Sun is shining, weather’s sweet -In response to word prompts over at: https://ramblingsofawriter2016.com/2017/12/13/weekly-tanka-prompt-challenge-week-75-shining-wintker/
Temperatures flare Atop torrid emotions Letting off some steam I’m response to Ronovan prompt #179
It’s Sunday I’m an hour behind Pleasantly, Now surprised Turning back the hands of time With caffeine and rhymes In response to an open invitation to try a new form, Shadorma at: https://alongtheinterstice.wordpress.com/2017/11/05/one-of-those-days/
A gentle lapping Breaks daily monotony Against calm lakeshore – Haiku A gentle lapping Breaks daily monotony Against calm lakeshore Vacation hooked and baited Nature’s wild, a peaceful feast – Tanka In response to Ronovan Writes – Haiku challenge #171 using the words = Lake & Calm.
Written by; Robert Louis Covington (Italics) & Kelly Lewis Calming beauty and mystery Circling valleys with majesty I call upon thee greenery Shifting mantels of prosperity To fill me with your serenity – A “Finish it Friday” prompt from the Inlandia Institute featuring fellow IECWC member Robert Louis Covington’s piece ‘The Mountain’
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/
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 Last week, I stumbled upon the below site hosting weekly Haiku prompts, and thought fun. This week, I decided to give it a goContinue reading “Painted Ladies”
She tries to greet every patron With a smile of appreciation Masking the standing situation Of how badly her feet are aching Instead she thinks of her creations And an upcoming vacation It’s Friday afternoon Every seat in the room is nearly taken Rows of women line the floor Manning their stations Mixing obnoxious concoctionsContinue reading “Salon Saloon”
I’ve spent A lifetime working To find my voice. -In response to the 3 Words a day challenge.
You can’t be in it just for a day Your heart needs to be committed to stay Knowing that there’ll be barriers along the way To overcome by being honest – mean what you say Now listen to what isn’t being said I want you to get it all out of your head Our wordsContinue reading “The Long Haul”
From a seedling A strong, new tree grew Blossoming petals Collecting morning dew Leaves shook wildly As the wind blew Through her branches She relied on her roots That held her firmly Soaking up the sun To yield summer fruit -In response to JNW’s Color Your World prompt.
She leads vibrantly Dancing across high desert Well into the night – I thought I’d participate in Jennifer’s color prompt today with a picture and Haiku.
I’m thankful for each breath that averts death With good health dealt by a spiritual wealth A warm and cozy bed, the roof over my head The Sandman’s conveyances off to dreamland Food that feeds a mouth the words to speak Loud music played easing all troubles away A safe hand to hold as allContinue reading “Gratitude”
When vile negativity gets the best of me Hesitation and doubt damages inner peace I try to ward it off, yet I can’t make it stop It’s a mental lock that blocks all my thoughts Pinning me down against the cold, hard ground Think! The bell sounds, I ready for another round Stronger than before,Continue reading “The Fighter”