Warnings

Here we are again face to face with the lack of action on climate change. Thick skulls, will this ever penetrate!

blood red skies

resolute warning –

wild fires

Pat R

9/11/20

A haiku for Colleen’s Tanka Tuesday where the prompt words are synonyms for Hint & Bold. I used Warning & Resolute.

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COLLEEN’S 2020 WEEKLY #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 194 #SYNONYMSONLY

A Shift

I can see the changes as summer days slip away. It seems that at five thirty in the evening, the light is already changing. I wonder if it’s just overcast skies. But it’s been persistent, so maybe not.

The rustle of leaves up high in tree tops suddenly sound louder. To the left, Canada geese congregate in the open field. The sparrows are outnumbered, so they’ve moved elsewhere. The sweltering heat has moved on.

a shift in time –

under the uproar of the wind in trees

a kinder breeze

Pat R

9/03/20

For Colleen’s Weekly poetry challenge where the choice this week is the Poet’s choice. To read or to participate go here

COLLEEN’S 2020 WEEKLY #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 193, #POET’SCHOICE

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For dVerse Poets Pub Open Link Night (OLN). To read and participate go here

OpenLinkNight #273

Flawless

twilight is early

ending flawless summer day –

whispers of autumn

Pat R

8/26/20

For Ronovan Writes Haiku where the prompt words are “Flaw & Day”. To read or participate go here

Ronovan Writes #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge 320 Day&Flaw

Map

A couple years ago I spent some time in Sedona Arizona. Along with Santorini and Maui it was one of the coolest places I had ever been. It’s hard to put a name on this feeling. I found myself emersed in the energy and craving quiet. The light, and the sunsets in this place felt curative. Every now and then I still wonder…”what was that!?”

mesmerizing lure

a deep feeling of well being –

in red rock country

this glow infused my spirit

defying definition

Pat R

8/25/20

For Tanka Tuesday over at Colleen’s where the prompt this week is a theme “Map” . To stop by and do some reading or participate go here

COLLEEN’S 2020 WEEKLY #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 192, #THEMEPROMPT

Transition

the crisping of leaves

and the cool days here and there

early hints of fall

Pat R

8/25/20

For Eugi’s Weekly Prompt where the word is ” Transition”

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Eugi’s Weekly Prompt “Transition” August 24, 2020