Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka Challenge – Sad & Write #MicroPoetry #Cinquain

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

This week, the words were;

Sad & Write

Still Life, School, Retro, Ink, Table

Pixabay Image

Morose feelings
Marking, scribing, bleeding
Heartbeat dripping over pages

Ritu 2018

Welcome to Tanka Tuesday

Have a great day!

33 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Trackback: Colleen’s #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge Recap No. 98, β€œSad & Write,” #SynonymsOnly | Colleen Chesebro ~ The Fairy Whisperer
  2. Olga
    Aug 29, 2018 @ 00:57:54

    Wow! A letter to remember. Powerful words, Ritu. ❀

    Liked by 1 person


  3. RS
    Aug 28, 2018 @ 14:04:42

    Great post! Keep it up!

    Liked by 2 people


  4. Tournesol
    Aug 23, 2018 @ 22:12:21

    Very moving!

    Liked by 1 person


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  6. robbiesinspiration
    Aug 22, 2018 @ 18:22:34

    I think these are difficult to write, Ritu, and this one is excellent.

    Liked by 1 person


  7. Erika Kind
    Aug 21, 2018 @ 20:19:31

    Extremely wonderfully done, sis!

    Liked by 1 person


  8. Jennie
    Aug 21, 2018 @ 19:55:36

    Well done!

    Liked by 1 person


  9. Miriam Hurdle
    Aug 21, 2018 @ 18:59:36

    An emotion so deep, a letter is a good place for it. Well done, Ritu!

    Liked by 1 person


  10. willowdot21
    Aug 21, 2018 @ 16:05:38

    Beautiful Sis full of emotions πŸ’œπŸ’œ

    Liked by 1 person


  11. Ashley's Blog
    Aug 21, 2018 @ 15:06:07

    Love it!! Thanks for sharing!!!

    Liked by 1 person


  12. Colleen Chesebro
    Aug 21, 2018 @ 14:55:09

    A lovely cinquain that really expresses the sadness in a letter. Well done, Sis. And you’re on holiday too! ❀

    Liked by 1 person


  13. Annette Rochelle Aben
    Aug 21, 2018 @ 14:20:44

    Brought out my inner wounded self…

    Liked by 2 people


  14. syl65
    Aug 21, 2018 @ 14:06:09

    You’re good Sister!

    Liked by 1 person


  15. stevetanham
    Aug 21, 2018 @ 12:00:58

    Very soulful, Ritu.

    Liked by 1 person


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