Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 178 #Cinquain #PhotoPrompt – Eye

Colleen’s Syllabic Poetry Challenge today:

We are using a photo prompt by Vashti Q. Vega.

Watching
Seeing, knowing
Scaled predator hunts
Patient, quiet, deadly, hungry
Waiting

Ritu 2020
#Cinquain

34 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. H.R.R. Gorman
    May 25, 2020 @ 18:32:32

    Crocs and Alligators – nature’s perfect hunters for millennia!

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  2. OIKOS™-Publishing
    May 23, 2020 @ 15:46:53

    You really worked out the fear one will have looking into these eyes. Michael

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  3. judeitakali
    May 22, 2020 @ 12:56:56

    Eerie. 🌼♥️ Beautifully written cinquain

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  4. Vashti Q
    May 20, 2020 @ 20:27:21

    Your Cinquain gave me goosebumps, Ritu! You captured the danger and suspense of the hunt. I feel sorry for whatever animal crossed this crocodile’s path. 🙂 ❤

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  5. robbiesinspiration
    May 20, 2020 @ 19:09:44

    A great poem, Ritu.

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  6. Liz Gauffreau
    May 20, 2020 @ 01:27:44

    Chilling . . .

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  7. potatosandwich
    May 19, 2020 @ 20:12:13

    Danger in the wings….but who is the predator? Maybe those who pulls all the strings on all these decisions…and we the prey?

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  8. Colleen M. Chesebro
    May 19, 2020 @ 17:51:42

    Well done, Sis. This crocodile seems to be waiting for lunch! ❤

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  9. Annette Rochelle Aben
    May 19, 2020 @ 14:24:01

    the circle of life

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  10. willowdot21
    May 19, 2020 @ 13:39:28

    Well that is absolutely brilliant Sis, you have caught the photo prompt perfectly.💜💜💜💜

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  11. kimbladeswritingblog
    May 19, 2020 @ 12:38:19

    Sorry, Ritu. I didn’t mean to send my comment twice.

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  12. kimbladeswritingblog
    May 19, 2020 @ 12:36:35

    Full of suspense, Ritu. I like it!

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  13. H.R Phoenix, Author
    May 19, 2020 @ 12:33:53

    Hi Ritu!
    How are you and family coping?

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