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 : Florence Nightingale

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life’s a splendid gift
greatest things grow from smallest
discipline shapes lives
distill words into action
live your life while you have it

tanka by M. Nakazato LaFreniere

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Senryu : Cinderella’s pandemonium

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Midnight strikes too late
Pilfer pandemonium
Cinderella runs

senryu by M. Nakazato LaFreniere

Winter and I visited Bryn Oh’s exhibit in Second Life.  You can see it here.   In her Continue reading Senryu : Cinderella’s pandemonium

Senryu : goddess

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goddess worship clade
mystical crone, mother, maid
vibrant, bright as blades

senryu by M. Nakazato LaFreniere

 

References:

#194 Worship&Goddess
Weekly Haiku Poetry Prompt Challenge
RonovanWrites

second life photograph by M. LaFreniere, avatar Kayla Woodrunner

font:  Daily Routine by Nick Dijsselbloem, on Dafont.com

This looked interesting on Amazon


Encyclopedia of Goddesses and Heroines
Scholar Patricia Monaghan researched more Than 1,000 goddesses and heroines from around the World. Drawing on anthropology, folklore, literature, and psychology, Monaghan’s encyclopedia covers female deities from Africa, the eastern Mediterranean, Asia and Oceania, Europe, and the Americas, as well as every major religious tradition.

“We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.” Mostly I share stuff I’d like to get — so many books, so little time, lol.

Senryu : fairy music

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leprechuans, fairies
music, dancing, revelry
skipping out of reach

senryu by M. Nakazato LaFreniere</font?

Weekend Challenge: Blarney Me
imaginary garden with real toads

Font: Livingstone by PrimaFont, @ DaFont.com

Senryu : dreaming

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dreaming of a poem
struggling for that perfect phrase
reaching — nooo! — it’s gone

senryu by M. Nakazato LaFreniere

 

Entering a poem is to enter a dreamscape.  Random unrelated bits float, Continue reading Senryu : dreaming

Senryu : grasp

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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…

References:

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