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    

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”

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”

Guilty or Innocent

The following was written for a challenge called #SixSentenceStory over at Denise’s. The prompt word for this week is “Question”.   Jane got a call from her son’s school principal wanting her to come to his office ASAP regarding something of importance that involved her son Pete. Oh God, what has he done now was all thatContinue reading “Guilty or Innocent”