Paint your mental stories

palette knife or strokes of a brushpaint images of freshness lushimaginationdriving creationdreams come true, in a rush Form - Clogyrnach stanzaic, written in any number of quintets, combining a cyhydedd fer *(a rhymed couplet of 8 syllable lines) and a tercet of two 5 syllable lines followed by one 6 syllable line of 2 equal parts, 3 … Continue reading Paint your mental stories



running overmelding into others-surfacescolors, emotions-leave itenriched, unmerged Alliterisen Alliterisen is as follows:  1st line- x syllables2nd line- x+2 syllables3rd line- x-1 syllables4th line- (x+2)-1 syllables5th line- x-2 syllables6th line- (x+2)-2 syllables Written for Colleen's Tanka Tuesday Weekly Prompt

Naga Chilly

hooked by uncertaintyshe is hot, she's spicyeyes shut- just taste, don't see-she shocks, she numbs bright red naga chillycompels cooks to sweetenfor palates unbeaten-balanced dishes Chosen form is Abhanga The Abhanga is: stanzaic, written in any number of quatrains (4 line stanzas). syllabic, 6/6/6/4 syllables each rhymed L2 and L3 rhyme. Often internal rhyme is employed. End … Continue reading Naga Chilly

Mezza Luna

I find potential to be a scary word. It comes shackled with doubt on my capability to assess. What if my estimate is incorrect, especially when there’s no historical data to be extrapolated? Mezza Luna laughs soundlessly. She carries a history behind her, but holds out no promise for the future. She doesn’t like being … Continue reading Mezza Luna


what happens there on lazy afternoonsshe sees storms swirling in her cup of teawar beckoned, and the soldier left with glee a soldier's wife counts days, then the moonssatiny comfort does not count as boon she hears bombs explode, but no one agrees-a broken plane just landed on the tree she hides between notes as … Continue reading War

Sembine interactions

I’ve had my share of interactions with feline and canine species – both good and bad. The range spans from innocence and goodwill to sharp manipulative instincts. Sembine interactions leave me defeated. These interactions are with a person suffering from mental health issues, or living beings who do not understand my language. The worst kind … Continue reading Sembine interactions


The chosen form is American Sentence American Sentence: Invented by Allen Ginsberg.An American haiku variation. 17 syllables written in a sentence.Any topic. She transmutes dreams, turns them over to the sales department for profits. Written for Tanka Tuesday Weekly Prompt Synonyms used Change - transmute Grow - turn over