Smorgasbord Poetry – Colleen Chesebro’s Tuesday Weekly Challenge -#TankaProse – Verse Envelope – Seasons by Sally Cronin

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Smorgasbord Poetry – Colleen Chesebro’s Tuesday Weekly Challenge -#TankaProse – Verse Envelope – Seasons by Sally Cronin

This week on Colleen Chesebro’s Weekly Challenge we have a specific poetry format to follow.. Tanka Prose

I have created a Verse Envelope using that form… I have also recorded the poem if you would like to listen instead.

Seasons

the seasons of life
as in nature are defined
from cradle to grave
each marks the passage of time
to the place we are today.

In the spring of my life I was hopeful and eager. In the summer sun I blossomed and thrived. The autumn still offers bright days, but they are tinged with chill winds created by the evil humans can do. I am wary of what winter will bring. It threatens to dilute the hope I still cherish.

I question myself
can I still find the desire
the words and the will
to foster warmth in the hearts
of those who ride icy winds

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Smorgasbord Poetry – Colleen Chesebro’s Tuesday Weekly Challenge -#TankaProse – Verse Envelope – Seasons by Sally Cronin was originally published on DEEZ – News about Art, Books & more