looms black, heavy
with rain, distant flashes
of light illuminate the sky,
Off topic today for NaPoWriMo/GloPoWriMo Challenge Day 25. I did the exercise eking out an extremely long diatribe of drivel…I wrote and wrote and wrote and keep writing as instructed, but found the resulting verse rather self indulgent and verbose. It is storming tonight. I settled on a familiar form, the Cinquain, for this, the 25th day.
polyglots who bang out
drivel otiosely credit
A cinquain for Colleen Chesebro’s Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge Synonyms Only. Prompt words: Ghost: wordsmith, polyglot, bang out, and Hollow: Pecksniffian, scratch.
when justice declares her verdict…
A Cinquain for Colleen Chesebro’s Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge, Synonyms Only. My prompt words are Word (ultimatum, declare) and Choice (paragon, verdict, power).
finale, final curtain drawn
A Cinquain for Colleen Chesebro’s Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge-Synonyms Only: plan (aspiration) and finish (denouement, finale, swan song)
traces of ink
requiem on a crumpled page
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).