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Tanka – Turmoil!

In response to Colleen’s weekly tanka challenge # 98, to use the prompt words Sad & Write (Synonyms only)

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the somber heart weeps

hit by emotional storm

pen scribbles in vain

the deluge of tears ink

a melancholic saga.

 

39 comments on “Tanka – Turmoil!

  1. Aneesh
    August 21, 2018

    Wow!
    Emotional Storm: Sounds good!

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Andrei
    August 21, 2018

    The photo aptly illustrates the lines. Very well done πŸ‘

    Liked by 1 person

  3. Colleen Chesebro
    August 21, 2018

    Absolutely fabulous Tanka poem, Radhika. This line: “…the deluge of tears ink…” is excellent. The imagery really gets across the sadness. Wow! ❀

    Liked by 1 person

  4. Abhay
    August 21, 2018

    Good to read you!

    Liked by 1 person

  5. delphini510
    August 21, 2018

    Soon the sun will shine again,
    The storm will be of joy

    miriam

    Liked by 2 people

  6. Moushmi Radhanpara
    August 21, 2018

    The melancholy brought out the melody in you.

    Liked by 1 person

  7. balroop2013
    August 21, 2018

    Well done Radhika!
    Despondency evokes
    a million thoughts that calm emotions
    inking journals.

    Liked by 1 person

  8. Dahlia
    August 22, 2018

    β€œβ€¦tears ink a melancholic saga!” Very nice!

    Liked by 1 person

  9. Infinite Living
    August 22, 2018

    So beautiful!! πŸ™‚

    Liked by 1 person

  10. Megala
    August 22, 2018

    Excellent tanka !

    Liked by 1 person

  11. Megha's World
    August 23, 2018

    So true..when our heart weeps and the ink blots.

    Liked by 1 person

  12. Akshaya Thulasi
    August 23, 2018

    Wow !! Really nice

    Liked by 1 person

  13. iScriblr
    August 23, 2018

    So beautiful!❀

    Liked by 1 person

  14. Kunal Thakore
    August 24, 2018

    Why so dukhi?

    Liked by 1 person

  15. Shantanu Baruah
    August 29, 2018

    Lovely

    Liked by 1 person

  16. thewritewomanblog
    September 4, 2018

    Sad! I hope this cloud of misery will soon pass giving way to sunshine.

    Liked by 1 person

  17. Pingback: Colleen’s #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge Recap No. 98, β€œSad & Write,” #SynonymsOnly | Colleen Chesebro ~ The Fairy Whisperer

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