Category: Tanka

Hamsters

  They race. Day hunts night. Sweat for some, sleep for fewer. They race. Fate hunts man. Sleep tells him, "death is master. But till he knocks, I'm master." ❤Aweni  

Jungli

No fuss, frills, or trims Jungli in walk, talk and dreams Hiss, kiss, same to her Untamed, she tames land and sea Her nature is nature's best. ©Aweni Adams September 2019 This was written and illustrated in response to Colleen’s Tanka Tuesday poetry challenge. This week, the words are synonyms of CHARACTER and WILD.

Bewitched

Sliding feet, bent arms On stars, I waltz in worship Back to eyes and lips My body and soul possessed The demon is Musica ❤Aweni

May light be yours

O'er you may be gloom Tears may drip, but 'twill be fine Like stars in the night Daintly hanging up above Let hope shine through the dark ❤Aweni It's international widow's day. Give yourself the chance to find the light again. It may be hard, but please hang in there. ❤Aweni

Rainbow

May rains bow to you Eyes to sun, feet steady, walk To end of rainbows Cares to the wind, hopes in heart Therein is your pot of gold ❤Aweni Image and poetry ©Aweni Adams 2019

The Oomph

Unique style in spades Cold shoulder to naysayers Dreams in abundance Attitude oozing from pores His Oomph will light the darkness ❤Aweni Image and poetry ©Aweni Adams 2019

Miss Dainty

One hop, two hops, twirl A dainty form on life's stage. Cheers, boos, laughs or cries, Dainty moves with no remorse. Will she spend time on time past? Most certainly not! ❤Aweni Adams Image and poetry ©Aweni Adams 2019