Life’s footpath

embrace your life’s path

yonder in a verdant field

bargain to the end

#TankaTuesday Weekly Poetry Challenge No. 263, 3/1/22: #Tastetherainbow-Color Poetry

Colleen’s weekly challenge is to choose your own syllabic form and a shade of green to feature in your syllabic poem. You’ll receive bonus points if you don’t use the name: green. You’ll also receive bonus points if you can also incorporate a different meaning for the word green in your poem.

Reena’s Xploration Challenge #220

Reena has a quote this week for our weekly prompt.

“Life is a mountain. Your goal is to find your path, not to reach the top.”

Maxime Lagace

-Eugi

Image by jplenio from Pixabay

About Eugenia

“I would rather be amongst forest animals and the sound of nature, than amongst city traffic and the noise of man.” Anthony D. Williams.
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43 Comments

  1. Only you can sum up a complex concept in so few words. Kudos to you!

  2. Beautiful poem, Eugenia! I love the idea of embracing one’s path while still bargaining to the end. 🙂

  3. Wonderful, Eugi. I love this 💕🙂

  4. If only we can keep some of those roads open for all to walk…
    Lovely. I know I’ve seen this road 😉 Maybe even walked it when I was younger.
    I think I heard on the news that NYC’s Central park had a 6 mile walking path around the park – something like that.
    If you live a city – take the time to find a park sanctuary!!

  5. Lovely image with an inspiring poem! Excellent take on the prompt, Eugi. 👌 Fields of green are so serene. 🙂

  6. I embraced my life path long ago. It’s the only way to go.

    Have a fabulous day and weekend, Eugenia. ♥

  7. I just came back from my walk. It was a wonderful wander. I can relate to your words. It took a while but I have learned to embrace my path.

  8. Love it! <3 Sharing…

  9. Grat quote from Miss Maxine! An Miss Eugi yore Hiaku iss splendid!! You did grate not usin tHE werd ‘green’…BellaSita Mum xplaned to mee what verdant meenss 😉
    nose rubss BellaDharma an ((hugss)) BellaSita Mum

  10. Your words touched my heart, Eugenia😺Pawkisses for a Happy Weekend🐾😽💞

  11. So amazing, Eugi. What a radiant photo and a clear instruction. It’s true; our goal should be to find and focus on our own path, not on reaching the top. Wonderfully said. ❤

  12. Love it Eugi!🙂

    Pat

  13. bargain to the end

    I love that I can read this line in a couple different ways, Eugi 🙂

    -David

  14. Verdant is always a good choice for the color green. This was a lovely haiku, Franci. <3

  15. beautiful and deep.

  16. Always moving forward, always accepting reality, and always choosing what’s best for you. A recipe for living! Good one, Eugenia, and what a stunning image. 🙂

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