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    

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”

This Woman Has True Grit

Let me tell you about a good friend of mine.  When she has something, she wants to do she goes out there and does it. Being achievement-oriented with long term goals she’s full of confidence and creativity. No matter what the situation is, good or bad, Charli will fight for what she believes in forContinue reading “This Woman Has True Grit”

Night Sky

All I saw were stars Astronomically challenged Someone help me out   The vast universe So many constellations Are ours to explore   Wonderous night sky Truly beautiful to see During a clear night   © Susan Zutautas 2019   This was written for I Write Her Weekly Haiku/Senryu Challenge #34.        Continue reading “Night Sky”

The Twisted Cross

  She yelled at me loud Obviously, cross today Twisted story heard   What was it you heard? As I twisted my long hair The cross is missing   From where I asked her The alters cross at the church That is a twisted lie   © Susan Zutautas 2019   This was written forContinue reading “The Twisted Cross”