Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka Challenge – Beliefs & Strange #MicroPoetry #Tanka

Colleen’s tanka challenge, as always includes the premise that only synonyms for the prompt words must be used…

This week, the words were;

Beliefs & Strange

I penned two verses; one a tanka and the other a cinquain.

Hands World Map Global Earth Globe Blue Cr

War, famine, anger
Conflicts tearing us apart
Will it ever stop?
Extraordinary hope
That our world will become one

Ritu 2018

https://colleenchesebro.com/2018/07/24/colleens-weekly-tanka-tuesday-poetry-challenge-no-94-beliefs-strange-synonymsonly/

Welcome to Tanka Tuesday

Have a great day!

39 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Vashti Q
    Jul 31, 2018 @ 19:20:42

    Hello, Ritu! This lovely Tanka echoes my own sentiments. Thank you! ❤ xx

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  3. jazzytower
    Jul 27, 2018 @ 19:13:33

    As my mom would say..’ from your mouth to God’s ears’. Amen to that.A good poem:)

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  4. Jennie
    Jul 27, 2018 @ 11:59:34

    Well done, Ritu!

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  5. dornahainds
    Jul 26, 2018 @ 21:07:10

    Amen! 😇😎🥀

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  6. Colleen Chesebro
    Jul 26, 2018 @ 18:07:01

    Keep spreading that light, Sis… we need it – all around the world. ❤

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  7. balroop2013
    Jul 26, 2018 @ 14:40:27

    Beautiful thought…may it spread far and wide!

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  8. susieshy45
    Jul 26, 2018 @ 01:24:06

    Nice idea. We need to start a movement- even a blog movement. Spread the message.
    Susie

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  9. sheldonk2014
    Jul 26, 2018 @ 00:05:09

    6 thousand followers and yet you still find time for me….thank you Ritu
    As Sheldon Always

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  10. Annette Rochelle Aben
    Jul 25, 2018 @ 19:49:41

    We can do it, if we all were to try

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  11. Erika Kind
    Jul 25, 2018 @ 18:41:01

    Hope is the light that leads us through!

    Liked by 1 person

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  12. robbiesinspiration
    Jul 25, 2018 @ 18:10:16

    I really like this, Ritu.

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  13. syl65
    Jul 25, 2018 @ 13:26:25

    Keep the hope fires burning!

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