Roads traveled

dramas of ageing

silenced the misery that

dwells amid willows

hearts stilled except in

the eye of the storm

The Saturday Symphony #15 (Eye of the storm)

What do you see- 52 – 19 October’20

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VJ’S WEEKLY CHALLENGE #117: EXCEPT

Tuesday Writing Prompt Challenge: willows, misery, and silence – Tuesday, October 20, 2020

-Eugenia

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22 replies

  1. There is definitely an “except” that comes with age – keeps them guessing.

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  2. Aging comes with its own mysteries and paradoxes. Thanks Eugenia for your insightful poem.

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  3. Sorry I’m late Eugi. This is an exceptional tanka. Love how it captured all those prompts.

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  4. Dramas of ageing… wonderful expression, Eugi!

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