It's time for Chelsea Ann Owens' Weekly Terrible Poetry Contest. The theme is pumpkin spice and the form is Tanka. Below is my attempt at terrible Tanka writing. Autumn aroma fills the air with Halloween making one nauseous: too much candy and chasing it with ten beers then puking.
It's the Saturday Lucky Dip over at Mindlovemisery's Menagerie. Today we are asked to create a Tanka, a classic form of Japanese poetry related to the haiku with five unrhymed lines of five, seven, five, seven, and seven syllables. (5, 7, 5, 7, 7) blood orange moon hangs over the bayou; Spanish moss sways its [...]
Tangerine sun sinks behind live oaks dripping with musky Spanish moss wild gleam in agate eyes, Voodoo woman waits ‘til the time is right.
The writing prompt at the dVerse Poets Club is Fire. You started a fire like never before, and now you can't put it out. Don't start something that someone else has to finish.