Colleen’s Weekly Poetry Challenge No. 53 – MIST & SHAPE #Cinquain #Senryu

Colleen has added a new twist to her poetry challenge as it has entered its second year!

No longer just a Haiku, Tanka or Haibun, but she has added Senryu and Cinquain to the list too!

I have never written them before so I thought I’d have a go!

Hope I make sense!

The prompt words are:

Mist & Shape


Misty figures
Shaping, forming, floating
Chilly weather sparking winter

Ritu 2017


A mist of perfume
Setting over your form
A scent so sensual

Ritu 2017

I replaced shape with form in the Senryu…. Hope you enjoyed!


36 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Mick E Talbot
    Oct 10, 2017 @ 16:11:57

    Loved them both but, the senryu, remember it’s about human follies, not the scent/perfume itself, As it is its a haiku, turn it into a senryu by changing the ‘a’ to ‘your’ so it reads, “Your scent so sensual”, With much respect,


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  3. jazzytower
    Oct 05, 2017 @ 16:45:46

    Nicely done on both Ritu…so many are giving the cinquaim a try. I like it:)


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  4. dornahainds
    Oct 04, 2017 @ 20:43:26

    Excellent! And so Phenomenally Beautiful. 😎😎😎🥀🥀🥀

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  5. Judy E Martin
    Oct 04, 2017 @ 20:19:37

    Well done, Sis. I think you did really well with both of these, but the second one was my favourite! 🙂

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  6. Erika Kind
    Oct 04, 2017 @ 17:21:22

    Very good takes both of them, Sis! I always like the different ways you look at the prompts!

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  7. Colleen Chesebro
    Oct 04, 2017 @ 16:32:04

    Ritu!! Both your Cinquain and your Senryu are perfect! I love them!! ❤

    Liked by 1 person


  8. teandpaper
    Oct 04, 2017 @ 13:13:29

    Hi Colleen, i’m joining the challenge, here is my link.
    Not sure if i’m doing it right or missing something, please let me know. have a great day!

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  10. Annette Rochelle Aben
    Oct 03, 2017 @ 22:52:39

    Check you out, nailing the new poetry! 🙂

    Liked by 1 person


  11. OIKOS™-Redaktion
    Oct 03, 2017 @ 22:32:16


  12. chris jensen
    Oct 03, 2017 @ 22:25:33

    Is there a number format, to
    these type of poems?

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  13. chris jensen
    Oct 03, 2017 @ 22:24:50

    Reblogged this on crjen1958.

    Liked by 1 person


  14. willowdot21
    Oct 03, 2017 @ 22:21:38

    Absolutely fabulous Sis both 💜💜

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