Ronovan Writes Haiku Challenge 189

first we pass gun laws
zen we take the machine guns
-automatic noise

                        -Clarence Holm

Sure I know “zen” technically doesn’t fit, but I have a poetic license to use it.

Ronovan Writes Haiku Challenge 189 Zen / Noise

The Course

Colleen’s Weekly Poetry Challenge 1/9/2018 Destination & Guide – Synonyms Only

I chose Experience and Goals as my synonyms for Destination and guide

(Tanka Form 5-7-5 7-7)


“In Search of Sea Urchins” – Courtesy Stuart Glazer

experience gives
what is required for life
your goal creates fate

rivers all flow end to end
you select currents you take

                       -Clarence Holm
Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 65: Destination & Guide (#SynonymsOnly)

Morning Romance

Strong morning coffee
With kiss for your sweetheart’s cheek
Is good for the heart

             -Clarence Holm


Ronovan Writes Haiku Challenge 177 Broken / Over
Prompt words: Strong and Heart
Haiku in 5-7-5


Split Decision

Squat - Split Pants

He wore his shorts tight
And thought it very sexy
Till they split in two

                                 -Clarence Holm

Ronovan Writes Haiku Challenge 175 Short / Sexy

Prompt words: Short and Sexy
Haiku in 5-7-5