are a gardener’s cachet
but Gaia’s first blooms
burst through concrete, cling to walls
vagabonds in dapper hues
A Tanka for Colleen Chesebro’s Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge using synonyms only of the prompt words, Grow: bloom, burst, cultivate & Honor: cachet.
where infinity and magic
collide, are the instants
A Reverse Cinquain for Colleen Chesebro’s Tuesday Poetry Challenge using synonyms for the prompt words: Charm: spell, grace, magic, poetry, inspiration and Time: moment, infinity, breath, instant.
verdant shoots sprout in spring
perseverance in winter’s wake
An American Cinquain for Colleen Chesebro’s Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge using synonyms only for the prompt words: patience (tenacity, perseverance) and green (tender, verdant).
they crave attention
vowing no obligation
to covenants, revealing
loyalty in collusion
with the one who swears for sport
democracy is dying
while everyone sleeps
A Tanka/Senryu for Colleen Chesebro’s Tuesday Poetry Challenge inspired by synonyms of the words: Bond-obligation, swear, vow, covenant, collusion, loyalty and Seek-plead, crave.