Colleen Cheeseboro 2019 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 121, “Slow & Work,” #SynonymsOnly -The ploughman

Following the ox

in a cumbersome progress

over rough pastures,

he wears, but we share, the yoke

as from dawn to dusk we toil

 

 

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4 responses to “Colleen Cheeseboro 2019 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 121, “Slow & Work,” #SynonymsOnly -The ploughman

  1. Neat. Though it is a skill, alas, now lost. 🙂

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  2. We all toil with the yoke of our crazy government around our necks like a noose… sorry, that just spilled out! Well done, Bob. I enjoyed your take on the prompt words. ❤

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  3. Pingback: Colleen’s 2019 #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge Recap No. 121, “Work & Slow,” #SynonymsOnly – The Faery Whisperer

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