Tag Archives: Colleen’s Weekly Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge

Lone Star

Seer Lone star Stargazer Eyes of insight Ether opens veil Channeling images Civilization forewarned Whispers of upheaval written Crisp clarity of events shifting Hidden in dark patterns of history   Colleen’s Challenge: Cold & Storm (Synonyms Only)

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Interior Reflections

  Frozen Melting magic Captive of nature’s chill Illuminates dark surroundings  Light flows Transforming once mundane patterns Into new perspective Circling in time Pausing   Colleen’s Challenge: Mystery & Attract (Synonyms Only)  

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Milestone

It’s that time of year Cheesecake and a glass of wine Good cheer with loved one Milestone harks new beginnings Creative spark still blooming   Colleen’s Challenge: Begin & Fresh (Synonyms Only)  

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Tranquility

  Tranquility here Glowing in warming sunlight Serenity smiles Fleeting moment out of time Waiting for next storm to rise   Colleen’s Challenge: Poet’s Choice Frank’s Challenge: Tranquil    

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Stretching Imagination

Senses hibernate In imaginary glow Waiting for sunlight Lost in a wintry refuge Detached from chilling forces   Colleen’s Challenge: Cold & Safe (Synonyms Only)          

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Destiny

  First breath births wonder Universal vibrations Symbols of life force Drifting in moments of time Signalizing destiny   Colleen’s Challenge: Celebrate & Number (Synonyms Only)  

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On the Edge

Perusing the view Lone figure stands mesmerized In contemplation Absorbing delightful scene Mind on edge between two worlds   Colleen’s Challenge: Pleasant & Read (Synonyms Only)    

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Solemn Moment

Alarmed by the scene Solemn moment unfolding Consequences feared Angel of darkness hovers Fateful meeting of many   Since I was late in posting for Colleen’s challenge and Halloween has ended,  I decided to reflect on a scary event in life when … Continue reading

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Spectral Portal

  Watching and waiting Spectral light reveals doorway To cursed entities Telling stories through their eyes Amulet moans to be found   Colleen’s Challenge: Haunt & Spell (Synonyms Only)    

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‘Tis the Season

  Unearthly transformation Spectral glimpse of primal fears Dark cavity chills Childhood nightmares erupting Into seasonal whimsy   Colleen’s Challenge: Ghost & Hollow (Synonyms Only)

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Winter’s Coming

  Speckles of magic Leaves flushing with fall’s embrace Engaging pigments Dancing towards winter’s chill Prophetic ending certain   Colleen’s Challenge: Color & Creepy (Synonyms Only)

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Heart of Darkness

Shadows Darkness unveiled Heart seeks revelations Acceptance is transformation Shining with healing glow New beginnings Revealed   *This heart-shaped rock was an interesting find a few years ago. Colleen’s Challenge: Poet’s Choice-Heart & Darkness

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Splash of Autumn

  Vibrant Overflowing Cascading energy Spilling over with radiance Seeking to warm the soul Transformation Colors   Colleen’s Challenge: Fall & Try (Synonyms Only)  

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Hidden Vibrancy

Passion of life force Sparks of light illuminate Blooming arousal Thoughts collide with memories Scent of now evaporates   Colleen’s Challenge: Vigor & Energy (Synonyms Only)      

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The Way

  Vision Pointing the way Sentinel of future Flirting with possibilities Shaping daily intent Longing fulfilled Milestone   Colleen’s Challenge: Plan & Finish (Synonyms Only)

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Creative Foundation

Personal story Glue that holds one together Evolves endlessly True self searching for meaning Only found in the moment “““ Creative spirit Foundation of all that comes Witnesses the joy Soaring one to greater heights Red tide turns to crystal … Continue reading

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Vision

  Awaiting magic Sitting in a field of dreams Shifting  perspective Travelling with dancing stars Contradicting all logic Colleen’s Challenge: Change & Defy (Synonyms Only)    

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Glimpse of Wonder

  Clouds open to light Dissipating gloominess Unveiling wonder Revealing sky’s artistry Engraving joyful presence   Colleen’s Challenge: Sad & Write (Synonyms Only)

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Butterfly Dreams

  Juncture Breath of delight Caressing the moment Savoring possibilities Waiting Tide of life observing rhythm Inner voice flutters truth Butterfly dreams Shifting   Colleen’s Challenge: Love & Time (Synonyms Only)

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Stream of Life

  Longing  overflows Travelling through veil of time Converging waters Spawning glacial memories Leading to calming resolve   Colleen’s Challenge: Congregate & Passion (Synonyms Only)

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Winds of Change

  Bitter winds blowing Unfortunate circumstance Wishing for a friend Living life on the fringes Fortuitous gift awaits   Colleen’s Challenge: Happy & Morose (Synonyms Only)

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Celestial Pearl

Luna Nighttime dweller Harvests rhythm of time Faith in intuitive journey Seeker Preoccupation with cycles Ancient divination Mysterious Pearl orb   Colleen’s Challenge: Beliefs/Strange (Synonyms Only)

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Alone

  Gesture Silent story Echoes beneath surface Catalyst for viewer’s response Feelings Heart quakes with moment’s empathy Hatching sudden effect Envisioned peace Stillness   Colleen’s Challenge: Inspiration & Plan (Synonyms Only) Patrick’s Challenge: Gesture  

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Transformation

  In midst of life’s storms Gripping onto last resort Shifts with lofty leap Creative spirit dazzled Wealth of rosy moments thrill   Colleen’s Challenge: Bewitch & Treasure (Synonyms Only)  

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Gift

  Calm ocean within Flowing into consciousness Entranced with its charm Enhancing life’s poetry Blooming into harmony   Colleen’s Challenge: Magic & Green (Synonyms Only)  

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Seize the Moment

  Bestowing  insight Elasticity of mind Sees beyond the norm Catching the flavors of life Surrendering to changes   Colleen’s Challenge #90: Give & Receive (Synonyms Only)

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Elusive Muse

Appeasing parched muse Aqueous vision merges Into consciousness Tumbling into waking dream Creative elixir forms   Colleen’s Challenge: Dry & Wet (Synonyms Only)  

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Enjoy the Ride

  No need to hasten Life will turn its own corners Without finale Listen to the muse whisper Telling tales of adventure   Colleen’s Challenge: Hurry & Last (Synonyms Only)  

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Winds of Change

  Tumultuous sky Inundates vertical climb Uncertain winds blow Turning pages of wishes Triumph finds a gracious way   Patrick’s Challenge #139: Vertical Colleen’s Challenge: Dignity & Success (Synonyms Only)    

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Cloud Gazing

Lost in cloud gazing Enticing reveries flow Into formless space Butterfly days misting eyes Merging into yearning wish   Colleen’s Challenge: Belong & Dream (Synonyms Only)

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Awakening Joy

  Unexpected sight Frolicking in the sunlight Echoes my delight Winter weariness dissolves Heart intones with joyful beat   Colleen’s Challenge #82: Sing & Celebrate (Synonyms Only)

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Dance of Nature

  Twinkling melody Creating enticing scene Charm of the season Water nymphs dancing patterns Lighting way to other worlds   Colleen’s Challenge #81: Enchant &Shape (Synonyms Only)   *( I revisited this image with new colors to match the poetry.)

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Journey to Spring

  Sun opens window Ending gray desolation Swelling into sunflower glow  Summoning gentle, spring breeze Caressing the face with hope   Colleen’s Challenge #80: Gather & Soft (Synonyms Only)  

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Wintry Cheer

(This photo was taken on a brilliant, sunny day in March.)   Compelling starburst Sun’s radiance twinkles charm Lighting up corners Of wintry incubation Swaying thoughts of inner joy   Colleen’s Challenge #79: Dance & Command (Synonyms Only)  

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Thoughts of Spring

Capturing this image put a smile on my face. Beauties of nature always do.      Fertility blooms Coloring spaces with spring Stirring the spirit Joyful anticipation Glorifying emergence   Colleen’s Challenge #78: Grow & Honor (Synonyms Only) Daily Post: … Continue reading

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Forever Memory

   Spellbound in moment Captivating, twilight dreams Arousing senses Imagination blissful Soaking in the wondrous sight   Colleen’s Challenge #77: Charm & Time (Synonyms Only) Patrick’s Challenge #132: Twilight

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Lull Before The Storm

  Ocean’s bliss darkens Nature’s wrath never expires Gulf stream calls warnings Sinking coastlines under siege Civilization’s crossroads   Colleen’s Challenge #76: Joy & Fury (Synonyms Only)

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Seasonal Charm

  Tranquil  memory Secluded from life’s noises Eclipsing all thoughts Heavenly, verdant spaces Whispering seasonal charms   Colleen’s Challenge #75: Patience & Green (Synonyms Only)

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Engagement with Today

  Grasping for answers Creative spark takes my hand Bestowing insight Divergent thoughts flow freely Painting a world of treasures   Colleen’s Challenge #72: Energy & Knowledge (Synonyms only)

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Beckoning Sign

  Discernible shift Creative spirit in flux Milestone of inspiration Worldly desires disappear Momentous revelation   Colleen’s Weekly Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge #72: Breakthrough & Movement (Synonyms Only)

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Inner Rhymes

  Let stormy clouds pass Ignite sense of deep rapport Essence of presence Delve into depths of moments Flying with inner passions   Colleen’s Weekly Tanka Tuesday Challenge #71: Character & Affection (Synonyms Only) Patrick’s Pic and a Word Challenge #126: Depth

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Colleen’s Weekly Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge #69: Bond & Seek (Synonyms Only)

  Creative eye thirsts  To touch obscure connections An eternal quest Untrodden vistas await Hunting elusive visions   Colleen’s Challenge

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Winter Blues

Haunting silhouette Chanting memories of spring Enticing story Igniting buds of desire Painting a tale of colors   Patrick’s Pic and a Word Challenge #123: Silhouette Colleen’s Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge #68: Myth & Write (Synonyms Only)  

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Music of Winter

  Sunlight moments dance Musical innuendo Silence opens arms Coloring creative mind Envisaging warmth of spring   Colleen’s Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge #67: Play & Guess (Synonyms Only) Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge: Silence

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Lost in Time

  Weathered and broken Once an adventurous gem Vessel of crossings Key to sudden journey’s end A story yet to be told   Patrick’s Pic and a Word Challenge #121: Crossing Colleen’s Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge #66: Destination & Guide (Synonyms Only) Daily Post … Continue reading

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Fortuity or Design

Shift in vibration Atmospheric window glows Advents awareness Flying high with new resolve Dreams dusted with guiding light   Colleen’s Tuesday Tanka Poetry Challenge #65: Ambition & Change (Synonyms Only) Patrick’s Pic and a Word Challenge #120: Atmosphere    

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