Spring & Berries Tanka #2

🀦 🀧 🀨 🀩 春・ ベリー ° ° ° ° ° ° ° ° red autumn berries deep frozen winter fruits some spring survivors three months wildlife sustenance natures bounty sweet rewards ° ° ° ° ° ° ° ° snow iced holly leaves red berry decorated extol Christmas joy bright red autumn hangers on springtime song enhanced ° ° ° ° ° ° ° ° springtime in my heart singing full of joyful times whispering summers…

Weekly Tanka Prompt Challenge – Week 30 – Spring & Berries

Spring & Berries . . . . . . . . . winter  berries hungry birds wont wait for spring red body warmers redwings fieldfare winter feast fallen—lucky deer will find . . . . . . . . . berry hangers on winters fresh frozen fruits thawed by spring sustenance for birds beasts too spring…

The Quest – A #Tanka

to seek out secretes nature many it has hid if found wont survive mans wilful distillation the quest is denied …… the arduous quest for millennia followed shamed and many blamed peace still lost in angry feuds under blood covered fields …… oceans relentless now global warming aiding erosion rife the quest for land succeeding…

Weekly Tanka Prompt Challenge – Week 9 – Droplets & Water

TANKA ………………. rapids slowed by rock water rolling foaming clouds frenzied droplets dance fish look on in wonderment at psychedelic rainbows … rainbows keep falling landing on my leprechaun head rain droplets bouncing forming puddles where I dig gold treasure forever hid … rain droplets filters converting sunlight to colour window mirroring rain water sparkling…

Colleen’s Weekly Tanka Poetry Challenge #17 ‘storm & color’

Storm & Color …………………. the raging oceans dolphins surfing white horses mermaids inviting dawns red coloured clouds warnings ignore the siren singing … autumnal storms blow leaves yellow orange red bronze natures confetti woodland colour revealing jostling rustling dancing leaves … storm weather brainstorm multi colour black or white cleared the air think-tanked both holding the future plans…

Weekly Tanka Prompt Challenge – Week 27 – Miracle & Beauty

Miracle and Beauty ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ TANKA daily miracle dark self shadowed clouds moving beauty in disguise cracks on distant horizons sun painting clouds reds defy ~~~~ the beauty of light they shout look a miracle blinded by darkness the whole world could now see total eclipse of the sun ~~~~ squally little breeze miracles fluttering by butterflies dyed more…

Weekly Tanka Prompt Challenge – Week 19 – Earth & Nature

Tanka by Mick Talbot Earth and Nature ————- earth without nature man should so heed the warnings we must start to care natural world desperate do we want to stay alive ~~~~ earth all life’s foundation nomads hunter gatherers searching for their life now all as farmers working nature soon bereft of life ~~~~ what…

Weekly Tanka Prompt Challenge – Week 22 – Sunlight & Footprints #2

Sunlight & Footprints Sunlight and woodland With footprints so magical Tracks left in the snow Which one to follow and why Hunger pleasure both leisure ~~~ * ~~~ A glen snow covered Sunlight revealing footprints Tracks left in the snow Of animals birds searching In sunlight warmth for a meal ~~~ * ~~~ Sunlight warmth giving…

Sunlight & Footprints Tanka

Sunlight & Footprints Footprints evidence By sunlight are gently kissed Casting dark shadows Proof that something passed that way What was it sunlit so well 🐅 Footprint well impressed Sunlight shadowed shapes do show A bird with lobed toes So many different ones All in a lines in the snow 🐓 Weekly Tanka Prompt Challenge –…