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Tanka Tuesday – Cold & Storm

I’m grateful
on these two-dog nights
for a bed
and two dogs
who warm me while the tempest
rages on

~kat

A Shadorma (3/5/3/3/7/5) for Colleen Chesebro’s Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge, Synonyms Only. Prompt Words: cold – blast, two-dog night and storm – tempest, rage.


gospel

the gospel
of intuition
assumes a
certainty
that bliss may be found when we
trust our convictions

~kat

A Shadorma (3/5/3/3/7/5) for Colleen Chesebro’s Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge, Synonyms Only, prompt words: Belief: intuition, certainty, conviction, gospel and Joy: bliss.


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)


The Rose

rendezvous en rouge
the agony and the sweet
thorns amidst the blooms

~kat

This week, a haiku for Colleen Chesebro’s Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge  

using synonyms only of the words: congregation (rendezvous) and  passion (agony)


Futility’s Rush ~ Tanka Tuesday

Futility’s Rush

we are persuaded
there exist paragons
to aspire to
but excellence, perfection
dwell in degrees, beyond reach

~kat

A Tanka for Colleen Chesebro’s Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge Synonyms Only of the Prompt Words: Bewitch (persuade) and Treasure (paragon).


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