Frederic Edwin Church, “Beacon off Mount Desert Island”
Looking Out the Window
a warning to sailors–
yet I delight in night’s demise,
I’m combining prompts: a Crapsey Cinquain for Colleen’s Tanka Tuesday prompt
and a seeing red poem for Sarah’s dVerse prompt.
It’s also the start of NaPoWriMo, but I’ll see if I can do something else for that.
frayed and tattered,
warmth held in the gaping
holes, a worn memory of him,
A Crapsey Cinquain for Colleen’s Tanka Tuesday prompt.
Delaware River at Red Bank Battlefield, National Park, NJ.–November
into the future. Here.
Now. It carries goods and dreamers—
Another Crapsey Cinquain for Colleen’s Tanka Tuesday prompt, using synonyms for calm and present.
January sun glowing faintly through the clouds over ramp to Walt Whitman Bridge–taken from car window.
glows above travelers
to set into the river, night
A Crapsey Cinquain for Colleen’s Challenge.
on cold December nights
when we’re in need of moon magic—
When I was at my mom’s on Thursday night, I looked up to see the bright full moon shining in her window. (She lives on the 17th floor, and it was rising over the city.) I couldn’t get a shot, but it was magical.
This is a crapsey cinquain for Colleen’s Weekly Tanka Tuesday challenge. We were to use synonyms for give and shake.
the rosy red
blooming, adorning the sky
fashioning the day’s beginning,
A Crapsey Cinquain for Colleen’s Tanka Tuesday challenge. (Synonyms for grace and style). I wrote about the moon yesterday, so it’s only fair that I write a poem about the sun today.
Credit: Philadelphia Museum of Art The Muriel and Philip Berman Gift, acquired from the John S. Phillips bequest of 1876 to the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, with funds contributed by Muriel and Philip Berman, gifts (by exchange) of Lisa Norris Elkins, Bryant W. Langston, Samuel S. White 3rd and Vera White, with additional funds contributed by John Howard McFadden, Jr., Thomas Skelton Harrison, and the Philip H. and A.S.W. Rosenbach Foundation, 1985
wings whisper feathered hopes,
listen. . .she hoots a warning call,
stunning, horrid nature!
Predator and prey in moonlit
A Crapsey cinquain sequence for Colleen’s Tanka Tuesday. using synonyms for pretty and ugly.