Tag: poetry

Colleen Chesebro’s Weekly #Poetry Challenge – Synonyms for ‘Fall’ and ‘Try’

Tanka Tuesday

Autumn Leaves     This week’s Poetry challenge at Colleen Chesebro’s Fairy Whisperer Blog. Using synonyms only for the words ‘Fall‘ and ‘Try‘   For Colleen’s Weekly Poetry Challenge, you can write your poem in one of the forms defined below. Click on the links to learn about each form: HAIKU IN ENGLISH 5/7/5 syllable structure. […]

Colleen Chesebro’s Weekly Tanka #Poetry Challenge – Choose Your Own Words

Life is like a cup of tea

  For this week’s Tanka Poetry Challenge at Colleen’s blog, she is celebrating her 100th Poetry Challenge. Instead of Colleen giving us two words to include only synonyms for she is allowing us to choose our own two words. My chosen two words for today’s tanka are:  Smiles and Tears.   If you’d like to […]

Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka Tuesday Challenge – Synonyms Only – Write and Sad

Tanka Tuesday Challenge

  For this week’s Tanka Challenge, Colleen has given us the words ‘Sad’ and ‘Write’ to include in our poetry using synonyms for those words only. To join in see the rules below.     WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY!   Hi! I’m glad to see you here. Are you ready to write some poetry? HERE’S […]

The Haze

despair, grief

As we watched you sleep, far in distance, in another sphere,our own thoughts took us somewhere to a place in our hearts where we held you dear. I cannot help but wonder where your thoughts went in your silent slumber, and if you weren’t fully aware when you came back for sporadic moments. Perhaps you […]


Today's thoughts

  The still of our mind ascends far into flight, When the world is asleep in the wee hours of night.   The realm of subconscious where time has no measure, Where dreams and ideas float abundant in treasure.   With the rise of the dawn and awakening minds, We strive to hang on to […]

Simple Things

A smile to light up the soul A song to enlighten our memories A sunny day to help see the light Blooming flowers to remind us of nature’s beauty Words, ‘I love you’ to remind you, you’re special A gentle touch from someone to show they care Your birthday, in celebration that you are still living […]


  At day’s break, when air is silent, No sun, yet hidden in the sky. With daily life yet to begin, The promise of day’s gifts, hidden in fate. Our minds, still settled in serenity, Untouched with woe, hidden in our peace. Today what life will bestow upon us, a mystery awaits, Revealed at nightfall, […]

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