Dénouement

denouement
Drawing by Charles Barsotti https://www.newyorker.com/cartoons/bob-mankoff/thank-you-charles-barsotti

Who would be the he
that stirs memories of a night
she holds in her soul

some secrets, thought forgotten
-closing moment at curtain call

                                             -cj holm

Ronovan Writes Haiku Challenge 220 He / She
Tanka 5-7-5 7-7

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https://ronovanwrites.com/2018/09/24/ronovanwrites-weekly-haiku-poetry-prompt-challenge-220-heshe/

Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge No. 76

summer storm

“Summer Storm” Courtesy Stewart Glazer http://www.stuartglazer.com/New-Abstracts.html

Colleen’s Weekly Poetry Challenge 3/20/2018 Joy & Fury – Synonyms Only

moment of passion
under burning summer’s spell
-forbidden delight

focused dance – primeval thirst
heartbeat pounding afterglow

                                            -cj holm
Per Colleen’s Tanka Challenge, I chose delight and passion as my synonyms for joy & fury
(Haiku Form 5-7-5 5-5)

https://colleenchesebro.com/2018/03/20/colleens-2018-weekly-tanka-tuesday-poetry-challenge-no-76-joy-fury/

Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 76: joy & fury (#SynonymsOnly)

Ronovan Writes Haiku Challenge 192

chance spinning pattern
woven on an ancient loom
with slim threads of silk

masters fingers twist and turn
fractal schemes -designers hopes

                               -cj holm

Ronovan Writes Haiku Challenge 192 Slim / Chance

ronovan-writes

https://ronovanwrites.com/2018/03/12/ronovanwrites-weekly-haiku-poetry-prompt-challenge-192-slimchance/

Fractaly, my dear, I repeat myself…

Prairie Sigh

meadowlark

meadowlarks hello
repeated from now to then
-born in prairie sigh

captured dream of summer fun
rolling grassland setting sun

                                               -cj holm
Colleen’s Weekly Poetry Challenge 3/6/2018 Renew & Fresh – Synonyms Only

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Per Colleen’s challenge, I chose repeated and born as my synonyms for renew and fresh
(Tanka Form 5-7-5 7-7)

https://colleenchesebro.com/2018/03/06/colleens-weekly-tanka-tuesday-poetry-challenge-no-74-renew-fresh-snyonymsonly/

Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 74: renew & fresh (#SynonymsOnly)

Night Tanka

Colleen’s Weekly Poetry Challenge 2/27/2018 Energy & Knowledge   – Synonyms Only

the forest shivers
with awareness in the breeze
love powers my dream

just as day turns into night
my memories begin to soar

                                                  -cj holm

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

Per Colleen’s Weekly Challenge, I chose power and awareness as my synonyms for energy and knowledge

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https://colleenchesebro.com/2018/02/27/colleens-weekly-tanka-tuesday-poetry-challenge-no-73-energy-knowledge-snyonymsonly/

 

Backyard Choice – Tanka

Colleen’s Weekly Poetry Challenge 2/20/2018 breakthrough & movement   – Synonyms Only

(Haika  Form 5-7-5 7-7)

shattered windowpane
curtains moving in the frame
-runner leaves his base

frozen moment’s decision
of what will finish this play

                                           -cj holm
Per Colleen’s Weekly Challenge, I chose shattered and leaves as my synonyms for breakthrough and movement

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https://colleenchesebro.com/2018/02/20/colleens-weekly-tanka-tuesday-poetry-challenge-no-72-breakthrough-movement-snyonymsonly/

Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 72:breakthrough & movement  (#SynonymsOnly)