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Posts from the ‘Poetry’ Category

Hammy – Terrible Poetry Contest

The following was written for The Weekly Terrible Poetry Contest

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Hammy the hamster

Was such a little prankster

He hid in dad’s shoe

 

When dad stepped into

Are you ready for this one

Squish, Hammy no more

 

The Unknown – Deep

The following acrostic poem was written in response to Linda’s prompt for #SoCS

 

SoCS

DEEP

Deathly afraid

Everlasting fear

Eventually will pass

Positive thinking will    help

Give Me Space

Written in response to 2020 April PAD Challenge: Day 2 over at Writers Digest.

The prompt word is Space.

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Don’t stand close to me

Please back up and give me space

Six feet is needed

© Susan Zutautas 2020

Spring – #CinquainPoetry

The following cinquain was written in response to Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge.

I chose to write a reverse cinquain.

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Falling …

Soaking the ground

Nourishing the grasses

Vegetation growing quickly

Springtime

© Susan Zutautas 2020

 

 

 

 

Droplets – Tanka

The following tanka was inspired by Stream of Consciousness Saturday #SoCS.

Write hat you see.

Not wanting to fall

Holding on with all their might

Inevitable

Annihilation happens

All striving, persevering

© Susan Zutautas 2020

 

 

Darkness – Haiku

Darkness (1)

 

Darkness

We’re all in the dark

Stay strong and stay positive

We will overcome  

© Susan Zutautas 2020

 

 

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.

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Darkened at the end of the day

Luminous stars light the sky

The moon above shines brightly

North Star will guide your way

Look up to see pure magnificence

 

© Susan Zutautas 2020

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cherry Tree Blossoms – Haiku

The following haiku was written in response to #Haikai Challenge #131.

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Japanese Cherry Trees Flowers

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Blossoming beauty

A sure sign that spring arrived

Pleasing aroma

© Susan Zutautas 2020

 

 

Happy Birthday Chelsea

The following was written for The Weekly Terrible Poetry Contest.

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This is a birthday song that we sing in our family.

 

Happy Birthday to you, happy birthday to you, happy birthday dear Chelsea, happy birthday to you.

May you live a thousand years

May you drink a thousand beers

Get plastered you b_st_r_

Happy birthday to you.

 

Vino – #Haiku

The following #haiku was written in response to Colleen’s Weekly Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge. 

 

Unfilled consumed frill

Pendulous exhibition

Intoxicating

© Susan Zutautas 2020