Tag Archives: Colleen’s Weekly Poetry Challenge

Colleen’s Weekly Poetry Tuesday Challenge #54: Ghost & Haunt (Cinquain)

  Shimmers Astral spirit Twinkling, waiting, haunting Hesitant to reveal secrets Shivers *( I used the synonym “astral spirit” for ghost.) Colleen’s Challenge

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Colleen’s Weekly Poetry Challenge #53: Mist &Shape

Was I overwhelmed by your powerful voice and chilled by your misty presence, even then?  Was I scared standing up there all alone, gripping the railing, acquiescing to a photo opportunity for my mother? Did you leave a formative impact … Continue reading

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Colleen’s Weekly Poetry Challenge #52: Spirit & Joy

  Photographer’s dream Capturing sunrise spirit Joyous indulgence   Colleen’s Challenge

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Colleen’s Weekly Poetry Challenge #51: Gift & Song

  Heart feels mind crumbling What is a gift if unused A song never heard Colleen’s Challenge

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Colleen’s Weekly Poetry Challenge #50: Voice & Watch

  Watching mesmerized Feeling ocean voices roar Light peeling layers Too timid in the darkness Dawn’s truth satiates senses   Colleen’s Challenge

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Colleen’s Weekly Poetry Challenge #44: Hunter & Find

  Time of reckoning Hunter of elusive dreams Vibrations focused Escaping zone of limits Unearthing hidden answers   “Truth waits to be found. It searches for no one.”  (Suzy Kassem) “Life is filled with unanswered questions, but it is the … Continue reading

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Life’s Garden

  Confused by strange tears Joy entangled with sadness Burning heart opens *I substituted ‘burning’ for ‘heat’  for Colleen’s Challenge.  Colleen’s Weekly Poetry Challenge: Heat and Confuse *TJ’s Household Haiku: Strange & Tears

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Following the Heart

  Amidst storms of life Wild eyes mellowing with time Seeking calm waters   Colleen’s Weekly Poetry Challenge: Calm & Wild Suzanne’s ‘On the Road’: Following the Heart

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Colleen’s Weekly Poetry Challenge #39: Mirror & Harbor

  Captivating sight Orchid harbors tear droplets Jewels of sadness Liquid sorrow dissipates Mirroring resilience   Colleen’s Challenge

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Colleen’s Weekly Poetry Challenge #37: Smoke & Veil

  Veiled beauty revealed Smoky cattails slumbering Under sizzling sun   Colleen’s Challenge

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Colleen’s Weekly Poetry Challenge #35: Past & Future

  Arms of past moment Gently caressing the now Kissing the future   Colleen’s Challenge

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Colleen’s Weekly Poetry Challenge #34: Power & Allure (Tanka)

  Ancient veins of life Alluring powers hidden Cracks in the fabric Speaking to those who listen Tales of unknown dimensions   Colleen’s Challenge

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Colleen’s Weekly Poetry Challenge #30: Wish & Magic (Haibun)

     *( A wish emerging from darkness to light. Wishes don’t die, they just hibernate.) Back Pocket I ride the tides of change with a wish in my back pocket. A Hawaiian dream floating in the ethereal space of … Continue reading

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Colleen’s Weekly Poetry Challenge #28: Hard and Soft

  Soft thoughts float and rest Letting go of hardened past Wrapped in some moment   Colleen’s Challenge

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Colleen’s Weekly Poetry Challenge #28: Laugh & Cry

  Dome of laughing birds Crying to humanity Life’s bubble fragile Earth rumbling signs of dismay Awakening universe Colleen’s Challenge *(Image provided by Colleen from Pixabay.com, but cropped.)

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