Senryu : intersections

2+

time intersected
what do you see inside me
these ghosts and monsters

senryu by M. Nakazato LaFreniere

In Second Life, when you teleport somewhere, it’s not like Star Trek.  You don’t arrive all at once.  Sometimes your Continue reading Senryu : intersections

Tanka : strange dreams

2+

chamomile fairy
sideways granite supression
farfetched autophobia
layogenic bleach-haired elf
transparent road disappears

tanka by M. Nakazato LaFreniere

Reference:

Wordle #186
Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie

February 25: Sea Green
Color Your World Challenge
Tourmaline

second life photo by M. LaFreniere, avatar Kayla Woodrunner

font : Finn & Lonna by Mellow Design Lab

 

Senryu : blush

5+

blush to admit it
at the least provocation
my thoughts turn to you

senryu by M. Nakazato LaFreniere

Today in color Your world is “blush pink”, hence the poem.

Ok, I meant to do a tutorial yesterday because of Freebie Friday but didn’t finish it until today.  I made the pic up above with some freebies that are available through Sunday.   So if you’d like to see the tutorial of the pic with the senryu click here.

I need to learn to do screen recordings — the way I do tutorials is more how I talk which is good for you-tube but not so much written tutorials.  I think written, it comes out too long. Plus I think it might be easier than trying to capture them in little gyazo gifs.  I do things intuitively so might be eaiser to just capture things on the fly.

If you just like freebies, here they are, just click. They are available through Sunday the 25th but are no long free starting Monday, the 26th:

Top 3 are fonts as I figure that’s most useful for writers. They have a mix there.

Tanka : boots

2+

give me all your best
no lies, don’t be a-messin’
something you call love
keep playing, we’ll be burning
these boots were made for falling

tanka by M. Nakazato LaFreniere

Mandibelle16 challenged us to create something using Nancy Sinatra’s These Boots Were Made For Walking.  I loved that song as a teenager — still love it.  The whole tough chick story is cool.  But I am also a romantic  so this is the sequel because she found “a brand new box of matches.” Continue reading Tanka : boots

Tanka : amorous affections

2+

feeling amorous?
is your affections for real?
love me, sick or old?
you are thinking about it?
bye??? we’ll always have Paris?

tanka by M. Nakazato LaFreniere

Reference:

February 22 : Amorous Affections
February Writing Prompts
Putting my Feet in the Dirt

OpenLink Night #214
dVerse Poets Pub

second life photo by M. Nakazato LaFreniere, avatar Kayla Woodrunner
(no, that’s not me.  That elf with the flu was made by Remarkable Oblivion and is from his Santa’s Workshop series.  I do have a grandma avatar though among many others.)

Fonts:
Little Seahorse by Mellow Design Lab

Senryu : sleeping like a clam

2+

clammed up in my quilt
alarm tears me from my shell
autumn dreams depart

senryu by M. Nakazato LaFreniere

Chèvrefeuille challenged us to revise a classical haiku by Basho on the Ise Shima Wedding Rocks. Continue reading Senryu : sleeping like a clam

Senryu : ice music

2+

people pray for cold
keep constant minus 5 C
least the concert melts

senryu by M. Nakazato LaFreniere

Playing on ice instruments has it’s hazards.  Primarily the heat from the audience Continue reading Senryu : ice music

Senryu : tea

0

sit still a moment
good friends share the zen of tea
quiet your mind’s noise

senryu by M. Nakazato LaFreniere

Sometimes slowing down allows something special to happen.

Strawberry & Cream Pockets

Today Tammy and I met near Prep & Pastries to go geocaching.  I thought P&P Continue reading Senryu : tea

Senryu : kissing booth

2+

A nickel a kiss
green monster gnashes his teeth
I think I will pass

senryu by M. Nakazato LaFreniere

 

 

 

References:

February 18: Forest Green
Color your World Challenge
Tourmaline

second life photo by M. LaFreniere, avatar Kayla Woodrunner

fonts:
Just_Believe by Mellow Designs Lab
Heartful Monday by  Mellow Designs Lab
Both fonts are in a package of 147 fonts.