It’s not a new job

a great opportunity-Is it a chance tolearn new skills? Quinzane written for Saturday Miz - Lucky Dip at MLMM hosted by Sarah Weejars Quinzaine The English word quinzaine come from the French word qunize, meaning fifteen. A quinzaine is an unrhymed verse of fifteen syllables.  These syllables are distributed among three lines so that there are seven syllables … Continue reading It’s not a new job



blue, yellow, redbasic colorsvaried effectsmixed with othersI dissect eachsee componentsmore cells of whatlook similarfind differentstories - all huesare not the same A 4-11 poem written for Tanka Tuesday Weekly Prompt - Taste the Rainbow


The chosen format is Bagarthach The Bagarthach is:• funny or clever but mean spirited.• short, one quatrain.• syllabic 8-9-8-9 syllables per line, sometimes all lines are 8 syllables.• rhymed abab. dark squares disorient, words lostun-connected in virtual spaceam I addressing rooms with ghoststurn off avatars, show me a face Written for Tanka Tuesday Weekly Challenge

Animal love

David from inspired me to try the Cleave format. I've done two tankas instead of two shadormas. You can read it as two separate tankas placed vertically, or a single poem left to right. Written for What do You See hosted by Sadje

Lessons from nature

The form chosen is Alphabet Haiku for Tanka Tuesday Poetry Prompt Modern haiku form created by  Beatrice Evans, aka Ronnica at AllpoetryIt requires only strict 5/7/5 syllable construction.It is formulistic, with all words beginning with the same letter.There is no requirement for aha moment and punctuation and metaphor and photos are permitted. nature nominatesnewbies - no nagging … Continue reading Lessons from nature