#TankaTuesday Weekly #Poetry #Challenge No. 305 #writingcommunity #poetrycommunity #poem #cinquain #butterflycinquain

Here is Colleen Chesebro’s Tanka Tuesday Challenge #305. This week we were asked to pick three or more words from a list and create a poem. This random poetry word idea is from Jane Dougherty.

I decided to do a butterfly cinquain 2/4/6/8/2/8/6/4/2 using the list’s three words in bold letters.


dreary sunset
quartz on the window ledge
seizes my imagination
with love
reflective of a world’s desires
a gift from the fairies
brightens the day

39 thoughts on “#TankaTuesday Weekly #Poetry #Challenge No. 305 #writingcommunity #poetrycommunity #poem #cinquain #butterflycinquain”

  1. Lovely, Denise. I’m not surprise that rose quartz captured your imagination and brightened a rainy day. A lovely response to a fascinating prompt. I also enjoyed your vocal poem. Oh, that gift of more time would be wonderful. <3 <3

    1. Thank you, Diana 🙂 Beauty can brighten any gloomy day. Although I love rainy days. Yes, every day we get is a gift of more time. Xo

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