Colleen’s back with her synonym poetry challenge!

The words to (not) use are:

Ambition & Change

First, a haiku

Butterfly, Insect, Wing, Wildlife, Bug

Pixabay Image

Aspirations to
Go from ugly to beauty

Ritu 2018

Then a Cinquain

Girl, Man, Woman, Face, Light, Shadow

Pixabay Image

Hunger awakens
Yearning, wanting, longing
Developing feelings for you

Ritu 2017

And a bit of free-form poetry too!


Spice, Chiles, Paprika, Chili, Powder

Pixabay Image


Variety is the spice of life
So they say
You just need an appetite
To taste all those experiences
And season your days
The best way for you

Ritu 2018

33 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. cook&learn
    Jan 13, 2018 @ 07:24:07

    Wonderful post dear 🙂

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  2. Marje @ Kyrosmagica
    Jan 09, 2018 @ 19:43:46

    All excellent. Well done Ritu. 🙂

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  4. Elizabeth
    Jan 03, 2018 @ 17:20:29

    3! you were really inspired. Love the ‘spice’ poem!

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  5. Jennie
    Jan 03, 2018 @ 02:39:33

    Wonderful, Ritu!

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  6. OIKOS™-Redaktion
    Jan 02, 2018 @ 22:07:33


  7. DebFarris
    Jan 02, 2018 @ 18:18:56

    Love these!

    Liked by 1 person


  8. D. Wallace Peach
    Jan 02, 2018 @ 17:15:58

    I liked them all, Ritu, especially the last. Great takes on the prompt. 🙂

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  9. Erika Kind
    Jan 02, 2018 @ 16:51:08

    Oh, such a great variety of takes, sis! I love them all… most of all the first one, as you can imagine!!

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  10. Colleen Chesebro
    Jan 02, 2018 @ 15:50:46

    Ritu, your cinquain is excellent and poetic! I love your Haiku, too. And, to top it off your inspiration was running so high you wrote free form poetry too! Wow! You are off to a running start this year. ❤ Love it!

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  11. robbiesinspiration
    Jan 02, 2018 @ 15:32:51

    Very clever, indeed, Ritu.

    Liked by 1 person


  12. Annette Rochelle Aben
    Jan 02, 2018 @ 13:45:40

    You do this so well!

    Liked by 1 person


  13. willowdot21
    Jan 02, 2018 @ 11:36:03

    Love all of these Sis 💜💖

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  14. Judy E Martin
    Jan 02, 2018 @ 10:57:25

    As always, some stunning poetry here, Sis. I particularly loved ‘metamorphosis.’ You just nailed that prompt so perfectly with it.:-)

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  15. boundlessblessingsblog
    Jan 02, 2018 @ 09:49:15

    Wonderful post, Ritu and so well written to each and every Haiku picture. Too good.

    Liked by 1 person


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