Senryu : visitor

2+

the visitor smirks
Wednesday’s shame stunned updraft’s course
urges twist profane

by M. Nakazato LaFreniere

I thought I’d write a story but my mind went Continue reading Senryu : visitor

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

Senryu : insomnia

3+

sleep deprivation
a night without dreams ; eyes closed
revenant’s body

senryu by M. Nakazato LaFreniere

been having a problem getting to sleep lately so ….

References:

Sunday Writing Prompt #239 “It’s All in the Title”
Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie
Choose 1 or more titles — I always have fun with this list

#Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #186 Body&Close
RonovanWrites

Tanka : xaeaxed?

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a study proved this
your friends have more friends than you
friendship paradox
predicts, slows epidemics
does not matter who? xaeaxed!

tanka by M. Nakazato LaFreniere

Continue reading Tanka : xaeaxed?

Senryu : dawn

2+

May your dawning New Year shine bright

fresh dawn, farewell night
New Year’s brings promise, firm goals
revelry and smiles

senryu by M. Nakazato LaFreniere

Honestly today when I woke up, I Continue reading Senryu : dawn

Senryu : a cracked fairytale

4+

cracked facade festering
fairytale’s so bad ending
seven years curve round

senryu by M. Nakazato LaFreniere

Ok, it was one of those parties. I sat in a chair and it shot me through a chimney into a weird teal mushroom world. I swear I did not take anything. Ever since I’ve been studying for my final wizard’s Continue reading Senryu : a cracked fairytale

Senryu Tale : Entrance … Exit

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huge monster’s entrance
fight! arms up, barrels loaded
stay calm. peace. exit.

senryu by M. Nakazato LaFreniere

 

The Sea Witch’s Tale

The tentacles reached towards me. Not to mention the gnashing teeth!

Continue reading Senryu Tale : Entrance … Exit

Senryu : chess

2+

pulls the string, bolt soars
rook’s encounter, harries pawns
behold! the queen falls

senryu by M. Nakazato LaFreniere

Saturday Mix: Same Same but Different had a challenge on Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie to create prose or poetry using the synonyms of five words.  Here are my synonyms

draw:  draw the bowstring  :  pulls the string
fly: arrow flies : bolt soars
meet : rook’s meet : rook’s encounter
annoy:  annoys pawns  : harries pawns
look:  look!   : behold!