Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka Challenge #105 – Colour & Creepy #MicroPoetry #Etheree

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

This week, the words were;

Colour & Creepy

(Yup I used the English spelling for colour!)

Etheree #2 for me, and yes, I went a little macabre, thinking of death…

Ghosts Gespenter Spooky Horror Souls Creep

No more
Takes on a hue
Saved for the lifeless
An eerie calm settles
No pain for you anymore
Yet for those of us left behind
The ones who’ll never see you again
The suffering has only just begun

Ritu 2018

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40 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Vashti Q
    Oct 18, 2018 @ 16:54:19

    Beautiful, poignant with a hint of eeriness. Perfect Etheree! I loved it! โค xx

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  3. Smorgasbord - Variety is the Spice of Life.
    Oct 11, 2018 @ 11:38:08

    Brilliant Ritu…hugsxx

    Liked by 1 person


  4. robbiesinspiration
    Oct 11, 2018 @ 05:03:58

    This is very sad, Ritu. Beautifully written.

    Liked by 1 person


  5. Jennie
    Oct 11, 2018 @ 03:14:04

    Oooo, this is good, Ritu!

    Liked by 2 people


  6. willowdot21
    Oct 10, 2018 @ 07:19:41

    Love this Sis ๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’œ scary . We are all liking the Etheree.๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’œ

    Liked by 1 person


  7. Book Club Mom
    Oct 10, 2018 @ 02:16:09

    Sad thoughts, but they are very real. Great job!

    Liked by 1 person


  8. syl65
    Oct 10, 2018 @ 02:06:06

    Chilling thoughts….

    Liked by 1 person


  9. Dorinda Duclos
    Oct 10, 2018 @ 00:06:21

    This is excellent!! โค๏ธ

    Liked by 1 person


  10. Erika Kind
    Oct 09, 2018 @ 22:11:43

    Wow, a very good one, sis!!

    Liked by 1 person


  11. foodzesty
    Oct 09, 2018 @ 21:48:10

    Umm – creepy but yet very good ๐Ÿ™‚

    Liked by 1 person


  12. Fourth Generation Farmgirl
    Oct 09, 2018 @ 19:09:32

    Great imagery…well written! ๐Ÿ™‚

    Liked by 1 person


  13. Annette Rochelle Aben
    Oct 09, 2018 @ 18:35:30

    Okay, I am officially spooked

    Liked by 1 person


  14. Jacquie Biggar
    Oct 09, 2018 @ 18:31:10

    This makes me think of losing a loved one. Beautiful, Ritu

    Liked by 1 person


  15. Colleen Chesebro
    Oct 09, 2018 @ 18:27:22

    Nice and creepy, Ritu. Good for you! โค

    Liked by 1 person


  16. manyofus1980
    Oct 09, 2018 @ 18:23:37

    oooo! creepy! ๐Ÿ˜€ love it though ๐Ÿ˜›

    Liked by 1 person


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