Lightness

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on this balmy night
a sliver of a moon dart
in, out of clouds –
absorbed in their play, lightness
takes hold – I’m myself again

Pat R

11/13/18

For Colleen’s Weekly Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challange where the challenge is using synonyms of the words “Pleasant & Read. I used Balmy & Absorbed in

Harbor

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the bustling harbor slows to a crawl,
evening has come

fishermen mending and stowing nets

seaguls mingle with the locals, staking their claim

artists and poets camped out
taking it all in

snatches of life held in time to be visited time and again

Pat R

9/24/18

For dVerse Poets Pub where Lillian is hosting and the prompt word is “Harbor” for a Quadrille, a 44 word poem created by dVerse.

Pop over, read a few, write one and enjoy😊

 

Hushed Reflection

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it’s autumn again –
as the verve of summer wanes
gulls claim beach with zeal

a measured change – sound of waves,
empty shores – hushed reflection

Par R

9/21/18

For Colleen’s Tanka Tuesday where the prompt was synonyms of Vigor & Energy. I used

Vigor – verve

Energy – zeal

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For Open Link Night over at dVerse Poets Pub

Summer’s End

farewell to summer –
smattering of fireflies
target the garden

feels like last splash of color
truly lifting my spirits

Pat R

9/14/18

For Colleen’s Tanka Tuesday where the prompt is synonyms of Plan & Finish

Plan – target

Finish – last