#TankaTuesday Weekly #Poetry Challenge No. 251, #SynonymsOnly or #TasteTheRainbow

Word Craft: Prose & Poetry

WELCOME TO #TANKATUESDAY!

Are you ready to choose some syllables to use in your poetry? Pat, (WildChild47) from last month’s challenge choose the two words for this month. Her blogs have since been deleted… I’m not sure what happened. But this gave me the opportunity to try something new!

Image by Gordon Johnson from Pixabay

Write a butterfly cinquain (2-4-6-8-2-8-6-4-2) and include a color. Remember, colors can be a metaphor for feelings such as someone’s blue when they are sad. Sometimes when we mention a particular flower’s name, it brings the color of the flower to mind. The butterfly cinquain below is a rainbow of flower colors with only one color mentioned. Colors are a great way to show vivid imagery in your poetry.

"The Happiness of Flowers" lilacs, red daylilies, lily of the valley, lavender, and delphinium— flowers that bring joyfulness to my heart tending the soil with love…

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