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AltReality Woes

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if only we had
as much enthusiasm
for intelligence
as for beauty and power…
wisdom’s an uncommon thing

~kat

A Tanka for Colleen Chesebro’s Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge using synonyms only for the words, Energy: power, enthusiasm and Knowledge: intelligence, wisdom.


Captain…not my Captain

Captain…not my Captain

it’s not in the cards
call it kismet; call it fate
but inspiration
can’t be gleaned when kibitzers
boasting genius are in charge

~kat

Another “fun with synonyms” exercise for Colleen Chesebro’s ‘Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge’ using synonyms of the words: destination: kismet, fate, in the cards and guide: captain, genius, inspiration, kibitzer.


desideratum

desideratum

revolution’s call,
vicissitude’s avidity,
a dreamer’s longing…
metamorphosis happens
when faint hearts become fearless

~kat

For Colleen Chesebro’s Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge using synonyms only if the prompt words:

Ambition: dream, longing, desideratum, avidity Change: metamorphosis, revolution, vicissitude.


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