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    

Spring – #CinquainPoetry

The following cinquain was written in response to Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge. I chose to write a reverse cinquain. Falling … Soaking the ground Nourishing the grasses Vegetation growing quickly Springtime © Susan Zutautas 2020        

Found Guilty

Originally written on February 14, 2014. Today I’m sharing this for Fandango’s Friday Flashback.  FOUND GUILTY! I was found guilty of committing the crime A repeat offender – I’ve done years of time A life sentence now, plus a few Doing the time, for the crime I’ve committed with you   Not all perfect, I’ll beContinue reading “Found Guilty”

Valentine’s Day Poem – Just For Fun

This is a poem I wrote back in 2011. I thought I’d share it for Friday. Don’t bring me roses or chocolates tonight Bring me diamonds that glitter in the moonlight A Mercedes would be nice as well Rack the cards, the house we can sell Don’t forget that cruise you promised This weekend offContinue reading “Valentine’s Day Poem – Just For Fun”

Life is Good #Tanka #Poetry

This was written for a challenge over at Colleen’s 2020 Weekly Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge.  The two words to write about are “Love” & “Harmony”   Life is Good Pure tranquility is how I feel, when with you Friendship was the base Love followed shortly after Harmonious we’ve become   © Susan Zutautas 2020  Continue reading “Life is Good #Tanka #Poetry”

Who Howls – Haiku

  Wolves howl to others Warning, communicating Moon makes no difference   Bloodhounds, beagles, howl The same way that the wolves do For different reasons   © Susan Zutautas 2019   This 2 stanza haiku was written for this week’s Six Sentence Story. The prompt word this week is “Howl”.

Every Picture Tells a Story – It’s a Dogs Life

The Tree Fort How I want to be a bird up in a tree Singing songs and chirping, chasing bumblebees I tried to build a nest, thinking maybe I could fly Turn into a bird, and soar way up high Gathered all the leaves and twigs, together to be bound Now I am exhausted withContinue reading “Every Picture Tells a Story – It’s a Dogs Life”