sun ablaze

high noon swelter




clouds lofty

drift east to west


#TankaTuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 280, 7/12/22, #SpecificForm: Lanturne or Lanterne

The lanturne is a five-line verse shaped like a Japanese lantern with a syllabic pattern of one, two, three, four, one. (1, 2, 3, 4, 1).


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  1. This was super cool!

  2. Wonderful piece, Eugenia. ๐Ÿ’•

  3. Beautifully written โค๐ŸŒน

  4. perfectly reflected for those sweltering days. ๐Ÿ™‚

  5. You did a lovely job with the prompt! I could feel the season.

  6. How perfectly this sums up my experience with summer; from the blazing heat to my love affair with the breeze. ๐Ÿ™‚

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    Nothing like that cool breeze after a hot day!

  8. Oh yeah nothin like a kewl breeze Miss Eugi…. Yore poe-em meowss it ALL!
    Wee like a chilly NORTH wind on a **HOT** Summer day here……
    ~~head rubss~~BellaDahrma~~ an {{hugss}} BellaSita Mum

    • Thank you, BellaDharma, and meow to BellaSita Mum to stay kewl! High fives and head bonks! โค๏ธ

  9. A great description of summer. Wonderful, Eugi! <3

  10. Whew, I am feeling the heat right now, not so much the bliss. But we are in the desert… this too shall pass. And in the fall, we feel the bliss!! Still love your poem ๐Ÿฅฐ

  11. I like those. The heat and then the cooling breeze. I could use a cooling breeze right now.

  12. Nice poem and so indicative of the summer weather in Texas, which is not so nice. Just plain olโ€™ hot ๐Ÿฅต
    I am inspired to try this style of poetry! Thank you for sharing! โฃ๏ธ

  13. Love it!!!

  14. Absolutely gorgeous lanturnes, Eugi. The both of them.

  15. Gorgeous Eugi, so simple, but yet so profound

  16. Looking for that gentle breeze today ๐Ÿ™‚

  17. Nicely done ๐Ÿ™‚

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  19. Great job โ™ฅ๏ธ

  20. what a delightful blissful Lanturne Eugi! ๐Ÿ’–๐Ÿ‘

  21. Love this, Eugi! Bravo!

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  24. Evoking poetry

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  26. Wonderfully woven.

  27. Don’t you just love when that breeze hits on a hot, summer day! Great poem, Eugenia! ๐Ÿ™‚

  28. Beautiful! Love it, Eugi.

  29. Your “whew” really gave me a chuckle, Eugi!


  30. I love this Franci. What is the name of your theme? I need to change mine. It appears to have some issues in this free version. <3

    • The theme is Parabola and free. It has a lot going for it. You will have to download the extra settings to get all of the goodies (also free). It’s the only theme, I’ve been totally satisfied with.

      Another great theme, Weaver Extreme, also free! The extras are free, as well.

      I like themes where I can change the appearance of the blog within the theme, rather than search for another.

      Both have headers, footers, sidebars, colors and any part of the theme can be adjusted.

      Something I just recently noticed about your theme is when I go into one of your sidebar topics, the screen is much smaller. I thought it’s because I use Vivaldi and didn’t test it in Firefox or Chrome, which I will if you want me to.

  31. Beautiful sky view ๐ŸŒŒand I love the way you described it poetically๐Ÿ‘Œ

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  34. Great poem!๐Ÿ˜

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  36. So cool๐Ÿ˜Š

  37. Beautiful! And that picture is breathtaking

  38. Loved reading this, canโ€™t wait to see more great work like this

  39. Nice๐Ÿ˜Š

  40. Wow! You make up beautiful verses in poetry! Amazing Eugi!

  41. Brief, yet so poignant! Lovey, Eugenia. ๐Ÿ™‚

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