Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 108, “Afraid & Grave,” #SynonymsOnly

life-is-likea-cup-of-tea

The dust of ages

covers the petrified bones

in the sepulchre.

Memories of ancestors,

unknown but not forgotten.

written for https://colleenchesebro.com/2018/10/30/colleens-weekly-tanka-tuesday-poetry-challenge-no-108-afraid-grave-synonymsonly/

 

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Filed under As you read it, From the heart, History, Inspired emotion, Self compositions, Tanka

9 responses to “Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 108, “Afraid & Grave,” #SynonymsOnly

  1. Wonderful poem for this Halloween prompt.

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  2. Very nice. I love the images that your words evoke. Excellent!

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  3. Pingback: Colleen’s #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge Recap No. 108, “Afraid & Grave”, #SynonymsOnly – Colleen Chesebro ~ The Faery Whisperer

  4. I love your poem, Bob. It would go great for “Día de los muertos” also.

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