#Tanka Tuesday Weekly #Poetry Challenge NO. 218 #Ekphrastic #PhotoPrompt #Senryu

Colleen’s back with her weekly Syllabic Poetry prompt! It’s Ekphrastic prompt week, which means a poem inspired by a photo!

Masking my sadness
Strumming the strings of distress
Trying to soothe thoughts
 
Ritu 2021

31 Comments (+add yours?)

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  2. Jennie
    Mar 28, 2021 @ 23:43:01

    Well done, Ritu!

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  3. Colleen M. Chesebro
    Mar 27, 2021 @ 15:23:50

    I think you picked up on the emotions in this photo, Sis. Well done. ❀

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  4. willowdot21
    Mar 26, 2021 @ 12:17:13

    This is a beautiful poem Sis very relivant to us all these days πŸ’œπŸ’œ

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  5. chapter18
    Mar 26, 2021 @ 05:45:53

    Good one! And an advance Happy Holi! A blog on the colourful festival: https://chapter18.wordpress.com/2010/02/21/the-wellspring-of-joy/

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  6. OIKOSβ„’-Editorial
    Mar 25, 2021 @ 17:20:06

    A great answer, Sis! Be well, stay save, enjoy the evening, and … feed Sonu. Lol Michael

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  7. D. Wallace Peach
    Mar 25, 2021 @ 15:58:02

    Well done, Ritu. πŸ˜€

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  8. syl65
    Mar 25, 2021 @ 15:05:58

    Despair and hope. Great writing, Sister πŸ’œ

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  9. johnrieber
    Mar 25, 2021 @ 13:50:46

    Nicely done….so few words but they evoke so many emotions!

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  10. Annette Rochelle Aben
    Mar 25, 2021 @ 13:27:44

    makes me want to hug her

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  11. Erika
    Mar 25, 2021 @ 12:28:09

    Wow, good one, sis! I like how you conveyed the whole picture as one message.

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  12. Keith
    Mar 25, 2021 @ 11:44:34

    Ritu, I love the concept, but the middle line is wonderful – strumming the strings of distress. Even for those of who cannot play, strumming helps soothe. Well played. Keith

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