Category Archives: Cinquain

Drivel


drivel

wordsmiths,
pecksniffian
polyglots who bang out
drivel otiosely credit
the muse

~kat

A cinquain for Colleen Chesebro’s Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge Synonyms Only. Prompt words: Ghost: wordsmith, polyglot, bang out, and Hollow: Pecksniffian, scratch.


Verdict

power
ultimatums
paragons dishonored
when justice declares her verdict…
karma

~kat

A Cinquain for Colleen Chesebro’s Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge, Synonyms Only. My prompt words are Word (ultimatum, declare) and Choice (paragon, verdict, power).


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).


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