Men in Pots – #FFFC

The following silly poem was written in response to Fandango’s Flash Fiction Challenge. Plant a man Watch him grow Does he grow fast or does he grow slow A vegetarian … I’d say so Look at his face, he looks like a grump I would too with those bumps Horns on his head holding upContinue reading “Men in Pots – #FFFC”

The End of Something Great

It is with great sadness that Chelsea has decided to discontinue the weekly terrible poetry contest. So today I sat down and wrote the following bunches of silliness for The Final Weekly Terrible Poetry Contest.  Holy moly chicken man All I want is a grand I will be your friend for a long time UntilContinue reading “The End of Something Great”

Remembering Back

The following post was inspired by V.J.’s Weekly Challenge #93: remember.   My three sons. Oh how I miss those days so much Getting a smile from a gentle touch Watching you sleep was such a joy I was blessed with 3 baby boys …continued here   Our Wedding Day   Remembering back I haveContinue reading “Remembering Back”

Lost Love Senryu

The following poem was written in response to Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 174 #PhotoPrompt. Jude, from Tales Told Different, selected the photo for this month’s challenge. Feeling bewildered  Grieving, heartbroken, lonely Promises broken   © Susan Zutautas 2020    

Family of Squirrels

The following children’s poem was written in response to Crispina’s weekly challenge.  There’s a tree in the field where squirrels love to play The trunk is partially hollowed out, come with me to see it today I’ll introduce you to my friends You’ll see that there are ten A family of squirrels that all haveContinue reading “Family of Squirrels”

After Hibernation #writephoto

  The following was written in response to a photo prompt over at SueVincent’s.      Waking up after a long winter’s nap I stretch, open my eyes and hear something snap Looking around inside my cave My stomach growls … Berries I do crave I peer outside beyond the rocks Baby bear is talkingContinue reading “After Hibernation #writephoto”

Best Friends

  The following poem was written in response to Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie photo challenge #311.   At the seashore, on a chilly day, I stare off into the bay Looking around I see a beautiful sight, a boy with his dog snuggled up, tight I wonder to myself what they’re looking for, or are they hereContinue reading “Best Friends”

Fantasizing – Senryu

The following senryu was written for Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 173 #SynonymsOnly The two prompt words are: Idea & Fancy.   Daydreaming galore Fancy balmy oceanfront Far-flung idea   © Susan Zutautas 2020    

Escaping – Senryu

The following was written in response to Tale Weaver #270 – Escape.     Each night I look forward to bedtime. Snuggling up under the covers makes me feel safe and secure. Safe for at least five or six hours depending on how tired I am. This is when I get to put all myContinue reading “Escaping – Senryu”