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Pleasant Read – A Reverse Etheree

it’s between the lines, the truest words dwell
skimmers who riffle miss the fine print,
the loveliest thoughts are not ink
blots on pages, the writer’s
exquisite intention,
is deciphered by
those who peruse
with their heart
and their
soul

~kat

A Reverse Etheree for Colleen Chesebro’s Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge, Synonyms Only for this week’s prompt words: pleasant, fine, lovely, exquisite, and read, decipher, peruse, skim, riffle.


Calling on (Better) Angels

cleave
my dears
to all things
good, lovely, true,
averse to the lies
of gutless fools intent
on arousing fear, stoking hate,
for their disdain and self loathing
belongs in the boneyard forever
quiet, silenced by our better angels

~kat

An Etheree this week for Colleen Chesebro’s Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge, Synonyms Only, Prompt words: Afraid: gutless, aroused, averse, and Grave, boneyard, cleave, quiet.


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).


Autumn Rhapsody

Autumn Rhapsody

she weeps fallow fronds,
flushed crimson, vermillion,
sienas, ochres,
yearning for cool eventide’s
frosted plunge, and dreams of spring

~kat

A Tanka this week for Colleen Chesebro’s Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge, Synonyms Only, Prompt Words: Fall (Autumn, weep, plunge) and Try (yearn, dream).


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