The Long Dark Night


By Scott Bailey © 2018 Orange King of the hues When autumn starts to fall Slowly, fear steals over the land Chilling In response to COLLEEN’S WEEKLY #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 104, HAPPY OCTOBER – “POETS CHOICE OF WORDS” Check the link for the guidelines and rules And if you are feeling in the … Continue reading The Long Dark Night

Follow


By Scott Bailey © 2018 Starting Taking small steps Closely follow the guide Take every instruction to heart Ending In response to COLLEEN’S #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE RECAP NO. 100, “POET’S CHOICE OF WORDS” Check the link for the guidelines and rules A cinquain this week #cinquain

Passion


By Scott Bailey © 2018 Passion Wanes while years pass Becomes something finer Matured, refined, rich with wisdom Mellowed Do not be fooled by its calmness Maturity and depth Do not weaken Passion In response to COLLEEN’S WEEKLY #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 97, “LOVE & TIME,” #SYNONYMSONLY Check the link for the guidelines and … Continue reading Passion

Soaring


By Scott Bailey © 2018 Soaring High in the sky In synchronicity Gathering, readying to leave Flocking   In response to Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 96, “Congregate & Passion,” #SynonymsOnly A Cinquain this week, I am sure I have used this theme and certainly this image before, but it suits     … Continue reading Soaring