Sunflower – Tanka Tuesday

Sunflowers BacksidešŸ™‚

big bold sunflowers

ambitiously cheerful blooms

dulls chill of winter

fuels my dreams of summer

even the buzz of their bees

Pat
3/11/21

For Tanka Tuesday over at Colleens where the prompt words are synonyms for Eager & Hope

Eager : I used Cheerful

Hope : I used Ambition

#TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 216 #SYNONYMSONLY

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For Cees Flower Of The Day

Renewal

img_20200409_181926The pear tree in the front yard is pretty close to the second floor porch. So we get to witness a bit of nature up close. The pace at which nubby buds change to to delicate blossoms is so interesting to watch. So we are blessed with having blooms, and pears within arms length.

An even more fun bonus of this proximity is being able to keep company with the visiting birds, bees and butterflies. So amidst this upheaval nature marches on, creating this space of respite.

in search of renewal
I bury my head
in the captivating blooms
of the pear tree –
a lone sparrow joins me

Pat R

4/07/20

For Colleen’s Weekly Poetry Challenge

Pass by to do some reading or participate here

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For Eugi’s Weekly Prompt where the prompt word is

“Captivating”

Pass by to do some reading or participate here

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A Quadrille

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On Garden culture –

Ants are about hauling several times their weight

Bees and butterflies share a flower
Showing no interest in exerting power

Just what have they figured out that we have yet to?

Maybe some day soon it’s something we’ll get up to

Pat R

5/07/19

For dVerse Poets where the host this week is De. The prompt word for this week’s quadrille (a 44 words poem) is
“Up”

 

Bluebells

bluebells toll
butterflies and bees..
heed their call
spring has come

Pat R

9/06/17

For Cape Diem Haiku: Bluebell’s

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#Daily Haiku Challenge

Lavish – #DailyHaikuChallenge