Colleen’s Weekly #Poetry Challenge No. 48 #Tanka : STONE & TURN

Colleen’s Poetry prompt words this week:

Stone & Turn

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Medusa – A Tanka

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Beware, one glance at
Medusa’s serpentine locks
Hypnotising hair
Just a moment’s glimpse – Fatal
Turned into stone forever

Ritu 2017

27 Comments (+add yours?)

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  2. dornahainds
    Aug 30, 2017 @ 16:12:20

    Ah, another Beautiful Tragedy. 😎😎😎🥀🥀🥀

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  3. robbiesinspiration
    Aug 30, 2017 @ 11:27:41

    Fantastic use of the prompt words, Ritu.

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  4. You Can Always Start Now
    Aug 29, 2017 @ 22:12:42

    Actually her hair looks more controlled than mine at the moment with humidity.

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  5. OIKOS™-Redaktion
    Aug 29, 2017 @ 20:02:53

    Reply

  6. Mr. Militant Negro
    Aug 29, 2017 @ 19:33:54

    Reblogged this on The Militant Negro™.

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  7. mitchteemley
    Aug 29, 2017 @ 17:44:10

    Ritu, I’ve nominated you for a Liebster Award! Should you choose to accept, please go here, follow the Rules, and answer the Questions. You’re adorable! https://mitchteemley.com/2017/08/29/im-adorable/

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  8. Colleen Chesebro
    Aug 29, 2017 @ 15:53:06

    Ritu! Absolutely brilliant Tanka. I love it. One of your best! ❤

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  9. Judy E Martin
    Aug 29, 2017 @ 15:12:00

    HAHA! This is brilliant, Sis! 🙂

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  10. Annette Rochelle Aben
    Aug 29, 2017 @ 14:59:06

    I knew there was a good reason, I grew my hair out!

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  11. syl65
    Aug 29, 2017 @ 13:45:27

    I like this take a lot Sister!!

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  12. Erika Kind
    Aug 29, 2017 @ 13:02:54

    Great idea, sis! Medusa always fascinated me!

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  13. Teagan R. Geneviene
    Aug 29, 2017 @ 12:46:04

    Love it, Ritu. Just right for my office! 😉

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  14. willowdot21
    Aug 29, 2017 @ 11:36:34

    I love this Sis, especially as I am sitting in the hairdressers as I type 😊 having a treat 💜💜💜

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