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

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

Fall of Night

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the fall of night
bestows upon me well earned
moments of quiet

garden awash in moonlight
fireflies waltz through tall grass

Pat R

6/26/18

For Colleen’s Tanka Tuesday: synonyms for ‘give & receive’…Bestow & Earn

 

Tanka -Intriguing Times

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strange ferocity,
delighting in turbulence
shadowy figures
slips in and out of the cold
life in most intriguing times

Pat R

3/21/18

For Colleen’s Weekly Poetry Challenge where the prompt words are: Joy & Fury ( synonyms of)
I used Delight & Turbulence

 

 

 

Renewal

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a sliver of spring
poking through prickly winter-
nature remains dormant
but I feel the energy
thoughts of renewal warms me

Pat R

2/15/18

Colleen’s Weekly Photo Challenge: Character & Affection (using synonyms)

Character: nature

Affection: warmth

 

The Willow

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leaves of the willow
their fortune tied to the wind –
naked strands dangle

without much opposition
like us, a matter of fate

Pat R

2/06/18

For Colleens Weekly Poetry Challenge where the prompt is :Destiny & Challenge
(Synonyns fortune & opposition)

Tanka – Bells & Past

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tiny bells jingle
with each ornament placement –
children’s eyes widen

santa must be near, grandpa
hides a smile, old hijinks on

Pat R

12/13/17

Colleens Weekly Poetry Challenge: Prompt words Bells & Past – synonyms, sorta😎

For OLN over at dVerse Poets Pub

An anthology of the poets work can be bought on Amazon both in Europe and in North America. I am certainly looking forward to the read. It will make a great gift. Merry Christnas to all!

 

THANKS & FAMILY

thanks for family
the ultimate belonging
till we are no more

&

being grateful for kin
the ultimate belonging
till we are no more

Pat R

11/25/17

Colleen’s Weekly Poetry Challenge: Family & Thanks ( using synonyms)

 

Splash of Color


fallen leaves
splash color under
autumn skies

Ooops! We are suppose to be using synonyms, so here goes: –

fallen fronds
splash color under
gray fall skies

Pat R

11/07/17

For
Colleens Weekly Poetry Challenge : Leaves & Autumn

Daily Haiku Challenge