Colleen’s 2019 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 124 #SynonymsOnly – Game & Trouble #Tanka

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Around the table

the Olympians gathered,

Zeus took up the dice,

to them ‘‘t’was just  a pastime,

for Troy it could mean peril.

 

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10 responses to “Colleen’s 2019 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 124 #SynonymsOnly – Game & Trouble #Tanka

  1. Ah, someone who’s read Homer instead of accepting Hollywood’s version. 🙂

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  2. That came out so smooth. Don’t you just love when that happens?? Bravo!

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  3. Oh, Bobby, this Tanka is fabulous. I love the magic and the lure of the game. Well done!

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  4. I love references to Greek history and mythology – thoroughly enjoyed this one!

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