TANKA : Coincidence

 

He came after her
Not knowing what life has to offer.
He said this is no coincidence
True love always finds its way.
She said, his mind is in disarray.

 

***Tanka poem is very similar to Haiku but it has more syllables and it uses simile, metaphor, and personification. There are five lines in a Tanka.

 

 

 

 

One Beat

couple.jpgTime stood still
When we’re together
This emptiness inside, you fill
And I couldn’t get better

Fate may be cruel, unfair
Yet you break through it
With iron will
Faced it with good intent

Truly, you are beyond compare
I always want you near
Whisper my name softly in my ear
Take me to places I’ve never been

Dance together in the rain
Hold each other amidst pain
And whenever we’re apart
think that our heart beats as one

-MNEMOSYNE

My Monthly Memories: August 2K17

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It has been about four months now since I landed a full time home based job as a Technical Support/Sales and it’s been about that period that I haven’t written any article in this blog aside from this monthly blogging event, #mymonthlymemories. A big shout out to a pretty blogger, Basant She of The Socially Anxious Extrovert for coming up with such an amazing idea of making a journal in one’s blog in at least once a month. I would be delighted for you to read other’s entries and more if you’d join us as well. For instructions, kindly click here.

Timing has never been this cruel. Every attempt of doing things right within my perceived time frame is not working for me these days. This is just so ridiculous and unfair. I am having difficulty understanding what the universe is trying to tell me.

Good timber does not grow with ease.
The stronger the wind the stronger the trees. – Thomas S. Monson

Truth be told, I am not a patient person. I despise having to wait, especially if it is something that could be done right away. I know we cannot outrun time let alone snatch back moments that passed us by. Our situation last week has been tougher than tough. It was as if all forces in heaven and on earth is in connivance to pin me down. It was awful. Every twist and turn of events, obviously, isn’t in my side. I’m on the verge of breaking down. I’ve never felt so dragged and exhausted, never felt so mocked and helpless.

 

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I love those random memories that makes me smile;
no matter what’s going on in my life right now.

 

 

 

I’m not trying to be funny here, forgive me that this may turn out to be a rant o a way to vent my frustrations with life. Believe me, I didn’t mean to sound like that. I’m not begging for sympathy, I am just being kind to myself by de-cluttering my mind and detoxifying my soul. This is my blog, anyway. I would do anything I can to lessen my burden because my children still needs me. With God’s help and mercy, I know these difficulties shall pass. I just need to keep the faith, hold on, and keep on moving forward no matter what.

Here’s hoping beyond hopes for a wonderful and fruitful September for all of us. Cheers!

 

 

TANKA 25: Last Request

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Burn for me will you
As fierce as your summer dress
Melt me with sweet caress
Entangle me now lest I perish
  Red color and numbness in my wrist


Here’s my entry for this week’s Tanka Poetry Challenge. In days of emotional and financial crisis, this is a great way to at least declutter my mind and relax for a minute or two. You may want to join in, for instructions kindly click here.

3Line Tales 40: Lights

Blurry images making me blind
Still, it beacons hope that once left me behind
Finding my soul, declutters my mind.

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I’ve missed two Three Line Tales week, I feel sorry about it. And I’d hate myself more if I skip this chance to write something out of this fascinating photo prompt. Looking at it makes me feel a bit dizzy. Yet, I can’t help but tell a brief tale that came rushing through my head. My fingers can’t even keep up with my mind while typing at my keyboard. What a muse!

You may also want to experience the joy and excitement of writing a Three Liner out of photo prompts provided by Sonya of Only 100 Words. For details, kindly click here.

TANKA 24: Got Hooked

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Sparkling eyes, sweet smile
That lights up this whole town
It is the old you
Together, we live life anew
Now that we both said, I do


Hi there, people! This is my entry for this week’s TANKA Poetry Challenge. For more information on how to join, kindly click here. I am more than excited to read your work.

TANKA 23: Faith

Worries fog your mind
When crisis caught you off guard
Life beats you as hard
Until nothing left but empty heart
Faith lights your way, move forward

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This is my 23rd entry for weekly TANKA Poetry challenge hosted by a wonderful blogger, Kiwinana of Ramblings of a Writer. I almost missed it, thank God I’ve made it up to the last minute.

For instructions, kindly click here. I enjoyed writing it, as always. I would be more delighted to read your entry, come join in.

TANKA 22: Nostalgia

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Spring is drawing near
Earth will be filled with cheers
Guess it can’t be helped
To cherish the memories we’ve shared
Everytime this season appears


Cheers to my 22nd TANKA poetry so far! I am more than happy to partake in this wonderful activity hosted by a friend blogger, Kiwinana of Ramblings of a Writer. For instructions, kindly click here. Have nice week!

3Line Tales 39: Moving On

She, who’s afraid of heights
Boarded a plane for the first time
Looking forward, never turning around

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photo by Brian Gaid

Greetings! I almost missed writing a Three-liner. So here’s my take for this week’s challenge. You may also want to join fellow bloggers and indulge yourself in reading and writing a brief and interesting tale out of fascinating photo prompts provided by Sonya of Only 100 Words. For instructions, kindly click here.

TANKA 21: Mi Amore

It’s in my nature
To find love that is pure
Be my own universe
Blood that runs through my veins
Who’s worthy of all my pain

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Hello, everyone! I can’t forgive myself if I forget to partake in this wonderful mental exercise – TANKA  Poetry challenge hosted by Kiwinana of Ramblings of a Writer blog. For instructions, kindly click here. I can’t wait to read your entry.