Senryu : grasp

4+

wow! did you see that?
grasp that opportunity!
snap that perfect shot!

senryu by M. Nakazato LaFreniere

Now I understand why Lois Lane kept getting into trouble. … dun dun dun…

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grasp
daily prompts, daily post

Second Life photograph by M. LaFreniere, avatar Kayla Woodrunner
with a special appearance by Winter Phoenix
Location: Innsmouth, a sim dedicated to all things Lovecraft

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 Continue reading Senryu : Miss Manners, another cracked tale

Senryu : Missed Noah, a cracked tale

1+

Where is Noah’s ark?
No North Pole pick up service
Icebergs and snow drifts

senryu by M. Nakazato LaFreniere

Heard Noah’s Ark would take us down Continue reading Senryu : Missed Noah, a cracked tale

Senryu : train

2+

darkened theaters
watching films in black and white
newsreels, cartoons

senryu by M. Nakazato LaFreniere

Before dawn, the train leaves the city walls to cross the empty prairies heading for some soon-to-be-forgotten Continue reading Senryu : train

Tanka : cherita

2+

inscrutable word
prompt says write a Cherita
what the heck is that?
sounds like a cigar or drink
poem form evolved from tanka

tanka by M. Nakazato LaFreniere

once upon a time, or so the story goes
Leiana, a royal guard of the deep, doing a usual patrol
saw movement deep within a cave

of course, she had to investigate
a large pile of bones had grown out of the blue

oh dear, myriad baby krakens skittered away from mama’s provisions

cherita terbalik by M. Nakazato LaFreniere

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Senryu : following Sinbad, a cracked tale

2+

following Sinbad
he discovered dinosaurs!
duck!!! it thinks we’re snacks

senryu by M. Nakazato LaFreniere

The dig in Baghdad went really well until Da was convinced he found Sinbad’s maps.  I tried to persuade him that the scholarly papers he could write Continue reading Senryu : following Sinbad, a cracked tale

Senryu : I’m late

1+

poor little robo
lamb gazes curiously
Mary is no help

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