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Epilogue

Epilogue

swan song,
aspirations
unfulfilled, denouement,
finale, final curtain drawn
too soon

~kat

A Cinquain for Colleen Chesebro’s Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge-Synonyms Only: plan (aspiration) and finish (denouement, finale, swan song)


adieu

adieu

hopeless
traces of ink
blotted melancholy
requiem on a crumpled page
ghosted

~kat

A Cinquain for Colleen Chesebro’s Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge – Synonyms Only for the prompt words: sad (hopeless, melancholy) and write (trace, ink, blot, ghost).


Returning

the tide
sweeps the strand
reclaiming beached remnants
of cockles and shell shards; the sea
yearning

~kat~

A Cinquain for Colleen Chesebro’s Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge, Synonyms Only, Prompt Words: Love (yearning) & Time (tide).


Genius – Tanka Tuesday

poets
are by design
a rhapsody of words
set to rhyme, souls consumed in verse
genius

~kat

For Colleen Chesebro’s Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge using synonyms only for the prompt words: Inspiration – Rhapsody, Genius; Plan – design.


Alchemy

chartreuse
viridian
emerald, olive, sage
alchemy of blue and yellow
blending

~kat~

A Cinquain for Colleen Chesebro’s Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge using synonyms only of the prompt words Magic (Alchemy) and Green (Chartreuse, Viridian, Emerald, Olive, Sage).


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