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Tag: Tanka Tuesday

On Mercury – (Tanka Tuesday #276)

When bedlam prevails, Check Mercury’s position In the universe; It maybe in retrograde – That’s a jolly good excuse! (Tanka) Poem prompted by Colleen’s Tanka Tuesday Challenge #276. This week, […]

On Patience – (Tanka Tuesday #273)

Tested Facts support you. Temper the need to act, Before you gather evidence, Eschew Folk wisdom that stymies the truth. Such, it is salient, To acquire Patience. (Butterfly Cinquain) Poem […]

Pure White – (Tanka Tuesday #272)

Associated with perfection, It symbolises; chastity, Honesty, cleanliness, good. Personified by the Unicorn and lamb; All religions Adopt it  Such is White! (Nonet) Poem prompted by Colleen’s Tanka Tuesday Challenge […]

Game Over – (Tanka Tuesday #271)

Be prepared For swift reactions, To your move. Don’t assume That, when you take advantage, They will be asleep. (Shadorma) Poem prompted by Colleen’s Tanka Tuesday Challenge #271. This week, […]

On Smiles (Tanka Tuesday #268)

Radiant smiles bring joy, They spread a golden verve, All those it tints deserve In ardor, bask. (Abhanga) Poem prompted by Colleen’s Tanka Tuesday Challenge #268. This week, the challenge […]

Perfect Panacea (Tanka Tuesday #264)

A great many people, Dwell on little, Yet enjoy fruitful lives. Money is no perfect panacea To life’s problems. Happiness can’t be bought – It’s not for sale. (twisted abhang) […]

Green (Tanka Tuesday #263)

sown seedlings peek out – immature, yet to blossom into pulchritude. (Haiku/Senryu) Poem prompted by Colleen’s Tanka Tuesday Challenge #263. This week, the theme is Colour Poetry and the prompt […]

Transitions (Tanka Tuesday #262)

Step into your public’s shoes, Understand their needs; Where are they – on their journey? Noting specific feedback … That moves them from there to now! (Tanka) Poem prompted by […]

On Words – (Tanka Tuesday)

When someone bites upon, Something we have uttered, We may well have cluttered – Our words with crap! (Abhanga) Poem prompted by Colleen’s Tanka Tuesday Challenge #260. This week, it’s […]

Purple … (Tanka Tuesday)

Purple, so regal, Values different viewpoints, Calmly authentic. Powerful wisdom is where Knowledge and empathy meld. (Tanka) Poem prompted by Colleen’s Tanka Tuesday Challenge #255. This week, it’s choose your […]

Sodden – (Tanka Tuesday Prompt #389)

winter winds; leaves drift shrivelled, with no safe haven – damned to be sodden. (Haiku) Haiku inspired by Colleen’s Tanka Tuesday Challenge #256. This week it’s to write a Haiku. […]

SAD … (Tanka Tuesday)

Right now Tis the SAD time Of the evolving year; Colourful leaves descend below – Nestling … Belying internal black storms – That monger mental health; Such dark days cause […]

Kindness? (Tanka Tuesday + Blogtober #29)

Much empathy from A good and generous heart, Will give kids Candy On a wet and windy night, Knowing they salute Samhain. (Tanka) Poem prompted by Colleen’s Tanka Tuesday Challenge. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Just One Step – (Tanka Tuesday#225)

When fear saps your zest, And you feel, oh so hopeless; No longer alive – Go take a step; just one step, Because action will best angst. (Tanka) Poem prompted […]

Ode to the Sunflower – (Tanka Tuesday#223)

Tilting face, Smiling at the sun, Growing strong, Standing tall, Producing sumptuous seeds – You lift our spirits. (Shadorma) Poem prompted by Colleen’s Tanka Tuesday Challenge. This weeks theme “Pick […]

Contemplation – (Tanka Tuesday#221)

Take a look around If you ever feel hopeless No need to go far Bliss is there to discover On mindful contemplation (Tanka) Poem prompted by Colleen’s Tanka Tuesday Challenge […]

Pouting – (Tanka Tuesday #219)

Spring breeze pouts … Cherry Blossoms dance, Heavenly. (Lune – Haiku)) This post is inspired by Colleen’s Weekly Tanka Challenge #219 This week we are to craft a Haiku or Senyru. […]

Immortality – (Tanka Tuesday #217)

Immortality – Our lives so ephemeral, Will be remembered, By how we treated others. And such is our legacy? (Tanka) This post is inspired by Colleen’s Weekly Tanka Challenge #217 This […]

Reflections – (Tanka)

Look in the mirror, Who do you see looking back? Is it a fraught face, Or one that is at peace with The scars and marks of its age? (Tanka) […]

Rainbow – (Tanka Tuesday #213)

When you awake – just how do you feel? Where do you sit on the rainbow? What’ll make your eyes sparkle? Open up your Chakras; Let the light shine through […]

Armed to the Teeth – (Tanka Tuesday)

When life seems quite snug, Let’s not be too complacent. As armed to the teeth, We can fight those things that bite, Knowing we are well covered. (Tanka) This post […]

On True North – (Tanka Tuesday #211)

When the vision inspires, And you can see True North, It’s easy to set forth – On the journey (Abhanga) This post is inspired by Colleen’s Weekly Tanka Challenge #211. This […]

Hurrah! – (Tanka Tuesday)

Before … In bygone days, We could only listen To music in real time. Now we’ve loads of … Choices. (Badger Hexastitch) This post is inspired by Colleen’s weekly Tanka challenge. […]