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Tag: Poetry

Blue (Monday Limerick #21)

The cheerleader was feeling blue, What was wrong, she hadn’t a clue, No one was best pleased As she fiercely sneezed – Then, crawled back to bed with the flu! (Limerick) […]

Twilight Hue (Tanka Tuesday + Blogtober #16)

Glorious gloaming, Masks the darker undertone, In the midst of night, Meantime autumnal colours, Blaze bright belying what’s next. (Tanka) Poem prompted by Colleen’s Tanka Tuesday Challenge. This week we’re […]

Three Wishes (6SS + Blogtober #15)

If you had three wishes,  How would you use them –  Rewind that video, erase the harsh words?  The screech of Raven birds,  That echo; echo.  -o0o- Perhaps you’ll imagine, […]

Never Again (LMMM & Blogtober Day 9)

WholeThirty? Never sayNever again!Lol  (Lanturne) PS – Tis day 9 of Whole30 and Go Sober – 22 more days to go! Also day 9 #Blogtober so linking with Christine, The Saxophone Player’s Wife’s troupe, for encouragement! The […]

No Word of a Lie (Monday Limerick)

Bank account is empty – don’t know why, There’s no wine on this diet to buy, Not being funny It costs more money – For ‘super foods’ and that is […]

Family Life (Blogtober #5)

Banana for breakfast, Egg and avocado for lunch, Chicken potato soup, With roast carrot croutons to crunch. Healthy eating may not … Suit family life – just my hunch! PS […]

Zeal – (Weekly Haiku Prompt #378)

Beware of avid, Over-enthusiasm – When the worm doth turn. (Senryu) Post inspired by Ronovan’s Weekly Haiku prompt #378 – Worm/Avid. Click through for the rules, if you too, would like to […]

Christmas Shopping (Blogtober #3)

Boyfriend’s downstairs mincing and chopping, Determined we should not be stopping; Sorting menus to dine With no glass of red wine – (Sigh) Guess it’s time to start Christmas Shopping! […]

Deed – (Monday Limerick #14)

Steve is an old man in need, Of sorting his nephews’ greed, They all really care Who gets the best share – Best flayed in his dying deed! (Limerick) Post […]

Rhyme – (Monday Limerick #11)

Jane would only work ‘Just in Time’,  The ambition seemed quite sublime,  Except in a crunch  With no time for lunch,  It disturbed her rhythm and rhyme! (Limerick) Post inspired […]

Gold – (Monday Limerick #9)

Tom is both determined and bold, His aim is to go for … just gold, He knows not to stop When reaching for top: Each step is rewarded ninefold! (Limerick) […]

Expedition- (Tanka Tuesday #236)

When you set your sights On a goal that is worthwhile, Nothing will dissuade; Send you on a different path – To the one that lights the way (Tanka) Poem […]

Shift – (Six Sentence Story #169)

We’re going for the shift A change in our thoughts, To stop future worry: what has been and what’s gone. We need to act upon, A movement in state. -o0o- […]

Scorch – (Monday Limerick #59)

There once was a comic called Brian, Whose wit was as hot as an iron, His words could scorch Like a blowtorch;Withal … he was more lamb – than lion! […]

Centring – (Six Sentence Story #168)

Tense muscles, sweating palms A racing heart beat? Symptoms of stress related anxiety Stoking dubiety In your competence. -o0o- Choose instead to focus On the energy. It flows with vigorous […]

Media – (Weekly Haiku Prompt #366)

All news media – Forever weaves its vile web Of lies and deceit (Senyru) Post inspired by Ronovan’s Weekly Haiku prompt #366 – Weave/Web. Click through for the rules, if you […]

Viridity – (Tanka Tuesday #234)

Such are the doldrums, Impasses, and quagmires, That naif thoughts can’t cross – Encourage placidity; Moreover, viridity … (Tanka) Poem prompted by Colleen’s Tanka Tuesday Challenge #234. This week’s theme […]

Smile – (Monday Limerick #59)

There is this sweet, little girl called Inga,She has a face upon which to linger,Her beautiful smileWill often beguile,And twist you around her pinky finger! (Limerick) Post inspired by Esther […]

Bliss – (Monday Limerick #58)

There is this young farmer called Chris, The news, he would always dismiss, One hot sunny day Sparks burn down his hay; Ignorance is not always bliss! (Limerick) Post inspired […]

To Feel – (Weekly Haiku Prompt #365)

Embrace both feelings – Sometimes we cry, sometimes laugh; Life dishes all sorts. (Senyru) Post inspired by Ronovan’s Weekly Haiku prompt #365 – We/Laugh. Click through for the rules, if you […]

Welcome Back!

My roaming days are past, I was lost; now I’m found, Lavished with tasty treats; Best stay near home! (Abhanga)

Remembered – (Tanka Tuesday #232)

When saying goodbye To loved ones A sad tear drop falls In a toast to all good times Remembered (Lune-Hirogatta) Poem prompted by Colleen’s Tanka Tuesday Challenge #232. This week’s […]

Torrents – (Weekly Haiku Prompt #358)

When God is crying – Reach out with a tender touch To those who get wet. (Haiku) Post inspired by Ronovan’s Weekly Haiku prompt #364 – TENDER & WHO. Click through […]

The Dream – (Monday Limerick #58)

Ben and Jerry had a great dream,They wanted a breakfast ice-cream,They made cookie dough,As soft as pure snow,It is now the best selling theme! (Limerick) Post inspired by Esther Chilton’s […]

Gossip – (Weekly Decima Prompt #63)

When you chatter n’er do natter, Share idle tattle nor rumour; Diss with just that smidge of humour. Entrust Town Criers to scatter.  Relevant news that doth matter. Whilst you […]

Blow – (Weekly Decima Prompt #62)

When dreaming big takes breath away, Anxiety melds with self-doubt, Just how, you will bring it about. Thinking you could never allay, Resists your making bold headway … Detailing each […]

Discovery – (Tanka Tuesday #231)

Try every which way; Be forever curious; Leave no stone unturned – You’ll never know what you’ll find, In your search for a breakthrough. (Tanka) Poem prompted by Colleen’s Tanka […]

Solstice – (Weekly Haiku Prompt #358)

Birds; they chirp and sing, Welcoming the longest day –  Sad; the globe doth warm. (Haiku) Post inspired by Ronovan’s Weekly Haiku prompt #363 – CHIRP & SING. Click through for […]