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Colleen’s Weekly #Poetry Challenge – #Haiku #Tanka #Haibun: CALM & WILD

This week Colleen Chesebro has given us the words Calm and Wild. This week I have chosen to write a Tanka again this week.

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Unusual

I see you through the window, landing on our neighbour’s roof. There is still a bit of down from when you were born with eyes wide open. 193 more words

My tank feels empty

I wrote something this morning. I shared it with you because even though it was rough, I always want to tell you the truth. I wrote it quickly and did not edit it. 199 more words


(leaving) Yesterday

Walking in the morning still moist from the night before, I blow away mosquitoes and duck pine boughs. No matter what took place in my heart last night, I know this mo(u)rning is a gem to be polished. 69 more words


Sounds of Memory

The television news says that the Amarnath temple has reopened. The ritual worship of the snow Shiva idol was performed with great aplomb. Suddenly, the devotional music stops. 86 more words

Poems & Poetry


In the high places
A veil of serenity
Soothes the wildest heart
Savage beasts bow to beauty
And passion wears purity

A moorland dawn. The heather is in bloom, its delicate honey fragrances the morning for me alone. 231 more words


Colleen’s Weekly Poetry Challenge | HAIBUN | CALM & WILD #42



Wild now the summer fun, butterflies picked up all bar one. A painted lady for years my gardens not seen. Mine, and my gardens only summer wish is, one day soon we’ll see it swish, to the buddleia to see it proboscis dip, drinking in its nectar dish. 143 more words