Author: MNL

Senryu : words

3+

tapping on keyboards
words tumble forth, spilling out
meaning cracked open

senryu by M. Nakazato LaFreniere

I am at Wordcamp Phoenix at the moment. Since Phoenix is so close and the $40 fee is for Friday & Saturday with lunches paid, I thought it might be interesting to

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Senryu : Miss Manners, another cracked tale

3+

writing Miss Manners
“May a lady stab her date?”
pop, pop went their guns

senryu by M. Nakazato LaFreniere

We had a lovely dance at the ball. He was charming. When my coachman was not waiting to take me home as I expected, he respectfully offered me a ride. With the rain pouring down I accepted gratefully.

I do my best to be polite, demure and sweet. I read the ladies’ magazines avidly following their advice on manners. But when a so-called gentleman slides next to you and proceeds to put his hands around my neck, I don’t wait to find out if he is after my diamond choker or my virtue. I

Tanka : fairy godmother

2+ my mind — total blank challenges and prompts — no help it’s almost midnight desperate poet cries out where’s my fairy godmother? tanka by M. Nakazato LaFreniere

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Senryu : ZZZs

2+ gotta love this life catching z’s any ole time purrs, free food on tap senryu & photo by M. Nakazato LaFreniere Midnight gives a lecture on the important things in life: naps, good food, […]

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Senryu : stairs

2+ dashed two at a time seems like yesterday . . .  no more huffing my way up senryu by M. Nakazato LaFreniere photo by Daniel von Appen   References: Bits of Inspiration ~ Stairs […]

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Senryu : bewildered

1+ lost and bewildered wandering huge teddy bears crushing cuteness! run! senryu by M. Nakazato LaFreniere   References: bewildered daily prompts, daily post