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Boiling Point

In this heat

Mercury tells of

Thirty stakes

Skewering the mind

With blackest madness


Daily Tanka ---

. . . and they’re off!
Approaching the first turn
in epic scale –

fans bloom, going wild
for Earth’s greatest race

This is it, my friends: I have resorted to finding a prompt, and now I’m going to lay the secrets of the Universe out to you — as I always do — only this time, I had to turn to another source for inspiration. 373 more words


Heeding Haiku with HA "Mythological Beasts"

Write a series of haiku or tanka on your chosen mythological beast. I have provided some examples below but as always you are not limited to the list.  87 more words

Mindlovemisery's Menagerie

tanka 25

Sunset Orange cups

lift glistening Sepia

Crayola beauty

shifts to present another

offering to Old Sol’s lust


© Kenny Ray Bryant – 2014


UBC19: Windows

Quickly her pen flew
Across the sheets of paper
She wrote all she felt
Till she had been all but spent.
Words were windows to her soul.

UBC July

That Golden Day


that golden day
meandering a country road
i taste it again
the birth of passion
for wild growing things


Seize the Poem – blackberries/childhood memories/summer (photo prompt)

Wabi Sabi Poems And Images