Tag Archives: tanka

Odyssey #midnighthaiku

* Perspectives in time Exist beyond its confines Each moment is now What is, was and will become Eternity’s odyssey * These nine stone heads were found in the museum attached to Whitby Abbey in Yorkshire, on our recent winter … Continue reading

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Seeds of winter #tanka

The fruits of wisdom Grown on branches touched by frost Understand winter Tomorrow’s beauty set free Remembering yesterday For Colleen’s tanka challenge

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Golden

* Gallant blush of dawn Imprisoned by winter’s bars Promise of rebirth Time’s fleeting finality Made a mockery by gold * Hiabun for Colleen’s poetry challange  

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Other #midnighthaiku

* The otherworld calls Alternate reality Beyond the portal Gates of perception open When the world is left behind *  

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Winter Woodland ~ Luccia Gray #writephoto

Winter Woodland Bare trees scrape clear sky, Shivering pine leaves listen To snow flakes melting, Continue reading at Re-reading Jane Eyre

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Time #midnighthaiku

* Swift days of summer Time too fragile to be held Years pass unnoticed Youth that fades with the flowers Bears seed and fruit in winter *

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Lightly #midnighthaiku

* With infinite care Tread lightly upon the earth Respecting its life Body of a goddess lives In beauty beneath our feet *  

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Blessed

* Before the town wakes Dawn offers benediction Silent reminder Expression of greater life Beyond the walls of duty * Tanka for Colleen’s poetry challenge

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Unquiet

A landscape of fear Created for enjoyment Mocking mystery Delve beyond the thinning veil Quiet ghosts reflecting life * For Colleen’s Tanka Tuesday  

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Ark #midnighthaiku

* Grey days weigh heavy Rain washes away the light The streets are empty Winter shivers testing faith Darkness is the Ark of spring *  

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