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The Dark Side of Spring

The Lowly Cur

a barbarous fête
chirping, featherless nestlings,
beaks agape, bobbing,
poor worm dangling, sacrificed
to sate the ravenous brood


A Tanka for Colleen Chesebro’s Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge using synonyms of the words: sing: chirp & celebrate: fête. The dark side of Spring. I love baby birds, but today, I’m remembering the worm. 😉

Show Me

la la blah blah blah
words professing peace and love
mean nothing…show me


For Ronovan Writes Haiku Poetry Prompt Challenge, Prompt words, ‘sing’ (profess) and ‘peace’.

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