triumph changes nearby bygone makes way for now answers purpose questions reasons brewing success #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 210 #SYNONYMSONLY words – past and present using Badger’s Hexastich form a poem in 6 lines. syllabic, 2-4-6-6-4-2. unrhymed, optional rising and… Read More ›

Up up and away

get on with answers let wisdom enliven fate balance renewal Your Daily Word Prompt – Enliven – January 2, 2021 Word of the Day Challenge – Renewal Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie – Sunday Writing Prompt – Getting On with It – January 3rd… Read More ›


reflect on the past while not in the thick of it inhale and exhale Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie Sunday Writing prompt – In the thick of it – December 27th Word of the Day Challenge – Reflect -Eugenia image source – Pexels

It’s Christmas

noel beyond joyful sleigh bells jingle jangle snow flakes fluttering to and fro Christmas Colleen’s #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 208, #THEMEPROMPT Word of the Day Challenge – Bells -Eugenia image source – Pexels/lovethispic collage

Loves me, loves me not

“My heart was split, and a flower appeared” – Solomon my broken heart cries within silent regrets undoing time our past in a dream sublime. Forget-Me-Nots in my tonic and gin its magical elixir clings to my lips. embraced emotions… Read More ›


caress of a rose crimsoned in its own beauty over and over dVerse‘ Meet the Bar Posted by Grace in Meeting the Bar: Critique and CraftThe writing challenge: Today we will incorporate music in our poem from the perspective of a synesthete.   Create your… Read More ›

A blendship

piercing words colder than ice they make one quiver. with each passing day, obstinate bullies unwilling to bestow kindness. their spill of ugly words in print their insipid garble of murky drama. like a beacon from a lighthouse beamed to… Read More ›

And the beat goes on

once upon a time leaving on a jet plane rocking on the railroad driving in the fast lane walking on the wild side we are family everybody get up and sing ch-ch-changes those were the days my friend we thought… Read More ›