Songs among the violets

straining to listen

bird song rings through empty woods

gathered violets

trace a world that is troubled

crow caws warn of consequence

#TankaTuesday Weekly Poetry Challenge No. 283: #Tastetherainbow-“Chakra” Color Poetry

Prompt – This week let’s add something special to our color poetry. I want you to concentrate on the Chakra colors, and select one of those to feature in your poem. What are the chakra colors?


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  1. The birds know where there is something amiss.

  2. Nope, Not Pam

    How beautiful, the imagery is superb 😊

  3. Lovely!

  4. A fine topical poem to accompany a colourful photograph

  5. Franci, I love the name of your blog! Your tanka draws attention to the plight of the world right now. The birds always know when things aren’t right, don’t they? 💜

  6. Gwen M. Plano

    Beautiful and the photo is stunning. ❤️

  7. Gwen M. Plano

    Beautiful and the photograph is stunning!

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  9. Birds and animals – they know!! The only animals that don’t listen seem to be humans… A skill along with empathy that needs to be taught early in life.

  10. Sadly beautiful, Eugenia.

  11. Gorgeous and astute Eugi!💖💖

  12. Great poem, Eugenia! I love your alliteration and how you used nature and animals to warn of danger. 🙂

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  14. Beautifully written 💜

  15. Beautiful. I love the imagery <3

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