Haiku : twisted

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urn leaves twisted round
rainwater make good frog homes
perfect pink decor

haiku by M. Nakazato LaFreniere

Aechmea fasciata is an interesting plant.  The leaves twist round the Continue reading Haiku : twisted

Senryu : doppelganger

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my doppelganger
look in the mirror, she’s old
shocked, I still feel young

senryu by M. Nakazato LaFreniere

I get the Oscar Wilde’s story of Dorian Grey.  The man stays young while the painting ages.  Sometimes though, I feel like it’s a true story.  I look in the mirror Continue reading Senryu : doppelganger

Tanka : Dance to the Dawn

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morning happiness
nature’s dance to early dawn
smoke signals danger
tiny window of warning
assumptions of safety flies

tanka by M. Nakazato LaFreniere

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References:

Week 98 – Happiness & Nature
Weekly Tanka Prompt Poetry Challenge
Ramblings of a Writer

Day 23. Window of warning
May Writing Prompts
Putting My Feet in the Dirt

Assumption
Daily Prompts
Daily Post

 

Tanka : take a seat

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plop down on a squab
rest beneath a gambrel’s beam
an air con’s cool breeze
door splits summer heat outside
sip iced liquid for a spell

tanka by M. Nakazato LaFreniere

I thought squab was a fat little bird, Continue reading Tanka : take a seat

Tanka : what spell is this

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one part bottled bliss
add an ounce or two of Spring
stir in bubbling heat
set aside complications
sprinkle laughter and a wink

tanka by M. Nakazato LaFreniere

Ok, just for fun.  What do you think this spell is for?

 

References:

Bottled bliss
May Writing Prompts
Putting My Feet in the Dirt

Complication
daily prompts
daily post

Spring
Weekly Weather
Tourmaline