Fixing the Roof – #Saturday Mix – #Rhyme Time

Rhyme Time’ focuses on the use of rhyme to build your writing piece. You will be given six rhyming words* and need to use all of them (but not limited to these) in your response, which should be a poetry form of your choice. *Homophones can be used as alternatives to the challenge words. OurContinue reading “Fixing the Roof – #Saturday Mix – #Rhyme Time”

Six Sentence Story – Silly Poem

My silly little poem was written in response to Denise’s Six Sentence Story Challenge over at Girlie on the Edge’s Blog. This weeks challenge was to use the word “Gallery”.     Mallory let’s go to the gallery Sorry, no, not on my salary Go ask Valerie to go with you to the gallery IContinue reading “Six Sentence Story – Silly Poem”

Herb Garden – Tanka

Growing herbs this year Basil, Oregano, Thyme and Curly Parsley Basil is my favorite Can’t pass without inhaling   © Susan Zutautas 2020   Written for Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 180, #Poet’sChoice.

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