Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 180, #Poet’sChoice #BlackoutTuesday

Colleen’s Syllabic poetry challenge is #Poetschoice this week.

Black
Brethren
I stand here
Right by your side
Not just supporting
But, as your equal
As you are mine
You matter
Brethren
Mine

Ritu 2020

I’m not sure what to call this, again, 1,2,3,4,5,5,4,3,2,1 format, but my verse shows my support to the #BlackLivesMatter campaign.

26 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. H.R.R. Gorman
    Jun 13, 2020 @ 20:18:42

    Political poetry can be great! And this is. 🙂

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  2. Marje @ Kyrosmagica
    Jun 07, 2020 @ 13:52:41

    A powerful poem Ritu and one I agree with wholeheartedly. x

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  3. Smorgasbord - Variety is the Spice of Life.
    Jun 06, 2020 @ 10:42:10

    Powerful Ritu, and everybody should be standing beside you. xx

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  4. Colleen M. Chesebro
    Jun 03, 2020 @ 22:02:44

    Standing next to you, Sis! I love this powerful statement. ❤

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  5. willowdot21
    Jun 02, 2020 @ 20:15:32

    This is brilliant sis 💜💜

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  6. potatosandwich
    Jun 02, 2020 @ 19:34:27

    Stand tall. Stand proud. Stand firm.

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  7. johnrieber
    Jun 02, 2020 @ 17:15:27

    Terrific!

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  8. Erika
    Jun 02, 2020 @ 14:00:53

    We are one! What they do to you, they do to me.

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  9. Annette Rochelle Aben
    Jun 02, 2020 @ 11:50:38

    Standing strong!

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  10. OIKOS™-Publishing
    Jun 02, 2020 @ 11:29:25

    Well done Sis! One really have to feel so sad about the murdering happend again. Be well and stay save. Have a view on the drawbridge. Michael

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