Tag Archives: tanka

Gardening #midnighthaiku

Pure as driven snow A soul comes into being Unfurling its wings * Life is a garden Cultivating memories Seeds of wisdom sown Love is the fruit of living Revelation by design For Colleen’s Tanka Tuesday

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Journey

I stand enraptured Earth and sea begin and end In thrall to beauty Cherishing the questing path Humbled by Nature’s jewels For Colleen’s Poetry Challenge

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Singers

Wings riding the wind Voices gifted to the dawn Bestowing blessing Benison of the morning I greet each day with music * For Colleen’s poetry challenge      

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Hope

Man, woman and child Earth remembers fields of blood Generations lost Flowers echo sacrifice Seeds of hope for tomorrow For Frank J. Tassone’s Haikai Challenge  

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Scenery…

Too swift in passing Man walks amid miracles Enduring beauty Dismissed as mere scenery Backdrop to his tragedy For Colleen’s poetry challenge

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Poetic form

Seasonal Nature Given form in poetry A presence required Man’s self-styled nobility Reflects the flowers’ glory For Colleen’s poetry challenge  

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Fallen – Joelle LeGendre #writephoto

Stone crumbles, stars fall. Time worships no deity, kneeling to nothing. Knowing not emotion or mortality, it proceeds. Reblogged from Two an a Rant

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Movement – Reena Saxena #writephoto

Being rooted is wonderful. It gives a sense of belonging. Being strongly rooted is claustrophobic. It obstructs movement. The weight of my ingrained beliefs and thinking models do not help much. The vegetation around me is immobile too, except that … Continue reading

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Web

Peaceful reverie Contemplating the pattern My place within it But the smallest of creatures A grateful thread in the web For Colleen’s poetry challenge

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Matins

Voices greet the sun Paean to the Lord of Light Reverant beauty Illuminating itself Bringing joy to ears that hear For Colleen’s poetry challenge

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