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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).


Minions

bustling masses,
rushing nowhere, slog through life,
apathy’s minions

~kat

A bit late, catching up on my weekly writing challenges, but nevertheless, mission accomplished. A haiku this week for Colleen Chesebro’s Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge Prompt (Synonyms Only): Vigor (bustle) & Energy (life).


Returning

the tide
sweeps the strand
reclaiming beached remnants
of cockles and shell shards; the sea
yearning

~kat~

A Cinquain for Colleen Chesebro’s Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge, Synonyms Only, Prompt Words: Love (yearning) & Time (tide).


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)


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