Gathering flowersAction filled with emotionBouquet from the heart.Wild flowers or green house onesThey reveal our inner selves. The tanka is a thirty-one-syllable poem, traditionally written in a single unbroken line. A form of waka, Japanese song or verse, tanka translates as “short song,” and is better known in its five-line, 5/7/5/7/7 syllable count form.
Go where the prompt leads you and publish a post on your own blog that responds to the prompt. The journey of life Present to unknown future Never a straight line. Forks to choose and curves to turn. Surprise in the horizon. The tanka is a thirty-one-syllable poem, traditionally written in a single unbroken line.… Continue reading Eugi’s Weekly Prompt – Journey – Sept. 2, 2021
Soft curling petalsDelicate and beautifulShining in the sun.
Soaring to great heights The infinite sky above Is where birds belong.
Beautiful whistleIt’s tone pleasing to the earUnseen Whistling ThrushIt’s whistle unforgottenEven when absent for years. Many years ago I was surprised and thrilled to hear a beautiful whistle outside our window. I wondered who could be whistling so early in the morning. We heard the whistle many times. Then we learnt it was the Whistling… Continue reading Eugi’s Weekly Prompt – Unforgotten- July 15, 2021
The WhatsApp network Videos and messages Help connect people The whole of twenty twenty When a virus conquered us. The tanka is a thirty-one-syllable poem, traditionally written in a single unbroken line. A form of waka, Japanese song or verse, tanka translates as “short song,” and is better known in its five-line, 5/7/5/7/7 syllable count form.
Outside our windowSunlight streaming through the leavesFlying flowers they lookedTwo butterflies swaying gracefully Sunlight streaming through the leavesBring light to usTwo butterflies swaying gracefullyAdd beauty and happiness to life. Dancing in pairsButterflies fluttering across flowersLooking like moving flowersNature’s perfection Butterflies fluttering across flowersSeems like a ritual danceNature’s perfectionOutside our window. The pantoum is a poem… Continue reading Eugi’s Weekly Prompt – Happiness – June 24, 2021
Mountain streams flow downMingle to form a riverFlowing to the sea.
Twinkling shining starsLights reaching us from the pastMagic in night sky.
Gazing at the peaks At all hours of the day Paradise on earth Majestic Himalayas Inspiring and heart warming. The Himalayan peaks from our hotel room in McLeodGanj, last year.