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”

Imaginary Friend

This week over at V.J’s the weekly challenge is IMAGINARY.   When I was a little girl I would go on many long car rides with my parents. One year we were driving to Old Orchard Beach, Maine for our vacation and that’s when I came up with an imaginary friend that I called, myContinue reading “Imaginary Friend”

Nightfall – #Gogyōka

The following poem was written in response to Colleen’s 2020 Weekly Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge. This week’s prompt, The Night Sky.  This week I decided to try something new to me, a Gogyōka poem.   Darkened at the end of the day Luminous stars light the sky The moon above shines brightly North Star willContinue reading “Nightfall – #Gogyōka”

The Girl In The Window

The following poem was written in response to #FFFC#57. Looking out into the dark night Wanting to escape, knowing it was right Longing to see her family Perhaps she should cause a calamity If she left she’d be tracked If found she’d be attacked Brought here many years ago For reasons many didn’t want toContinue reading “The Girl In The Window”