Tanka Tuesday

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a mid morning breeze

leaves in a carefree tumble

flutter, dip, and swoon

with lilt of a butterfly,

grace bestowed, free to the end

Pat R

9/26/19

This is for Colleen’s Tanka Tuesday where the prompt is synonyms of the words Fall & Give.. I’ve use Dip & Bestow

 

 

Tanka Tuesday – Compromise

Photo credit: Image by Susan Cipriano from Pixabay

below the surface
hidden in these reflections,
lives of compromise
where ocean water meets fresh –
overcoming, adapting

Pat R

9/17/19

For Colleen’s Tanka Tuesday where this weeks prompt is this photo.

Imaginings – Tanka Tuesday

Photo credit: image by S. Hermann & F. Richter from Pixabay

 

a restful place

this message in a bottle

awaiting its fate

next, a not so quiet end

imagination sets pace

Pat R

8/23/19

For Colleen’s Tanka Tuesday where the picture is the prompt

 

 

Sidewalk Brawl

between two sparrows
a tumbling-mid-air-to-ground
brawl, a ruckus ploy

depleted, one pulls way back-
entranced, horn rouse me from wonder

Pat R

6/25/19

plan…ploy

spend…deplete

For Tanka Tuesday over at Colleen’s the prompt words are synonyms for Plan & Spend. I used Ploy & Deplete. See other entries here.

New Birth – Tanka Tuesday

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norms devoured, I’m
riveted by the mayhem –
tales taller than most

delivered with conviction,
bringing darkness a new birth

Pat R

6/13/19

We’re using synonyms over at Colleens for Tanka Tuesday..given words are Beginning & Consume. I used Birth & Devour.

 

 

Spring Sighting -Tanka Haibun

This winter has not been especially kind to my spirits. A heavy heart loomed, most times out of nowhere. It was hard to get ahold of, or figure out why. This fueled my quest for spring which took its time getting here.Today, I spotted my first cherry blossoms! A lone tree, stands among others that still stood tall, gawky and bare. This lifted my spirits.

 

first of the season
a cherry blossom sighting
as spring takes a hold
the blossoms ripple and sway
in spring breeze, lightens my mood

Pat R

4/02/19

For Colleen’s Tanka Tuesday

NaPoWriMo Day 2