Tanka Tuesday: Comfort

Good morning! It’s another Tuesday, time for some poetry. It’s raining, but not normal rain, it’s ice rain. The school buses have been canceled, but I need to go to work. Waiting a little bit, not sure if it will get worse or better, but now I want to enjoy a cup of coffee and poetry before venturing out into the wild weather.

Today’s words are Meaning and Passion, but synonyms! Of course, I’ve chosen Haiga again!

The sense of bare trees
Listening and whispering
Warmth of my being

Have a lovely day!

E.

Tanka Tuesday: Snowing

Colleen has added another form of poetry to the challenge, Haiga! A combination of poetry and image. I love it because I can incorporate 2 of my favorite forms of creative together: photography and poetry.

Haiga is sometimes called observational poetry because it contains an image with either a haiku or senryu written on it or near it.  

Colleen Chesebro

Being the first Tuesday of the month, we get to choose our own words for the challenge, I’ve chosen Earth and Soul.

Flakes kissing the Earth 
A moment to be treasured
Softness for the Soul

Hope you enjoy my first Haiga, and if you want to know more about it, please check Colleen’s post here.

Senryu: The price

 

You wish I was yours
Add money to the balance
I’ll alter my view

 

The words for this week are Ambition and Change, but we need to use synonyms.

I’m really having fun playing with styles of poetry, after several posts with Cinquain I decided to try a Senryu for this week.

Senryu in English 5/7/5 syllable structure. A Senryu is written about love, a personal event, and have IRONY present. Click the link to learn the meaning of irony.