#Weekly Tanka Prompt #Poetry Challenge – Week 117 – Sunset & Theme

If you want to participate, here’s the link:  https://ramblingsofawriter2016.com/2018/10/10/octpowrimo-day-10-weekly-tanka-prompt-poetry-challenge-week-117-sunset-theme/

Double Etheree – Two Etheree stanzas, where the second one is reversed.Syllabic count: 1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1Rhyme not required





walking by 

summer sunsets

bathed in innocence.

As I scatter ashes

of half my heart, I cry for

one more moment to savor us,

to watch my love on four paws running

along this beach as if life had no end.

Do not preach the same theme to me again,

she was only a dog, find a man.

Is it better to love purely

for ten years, or love poorly

as humans tend to do?

Trade longevity,

for quality?

You are my




©Joelle LeGendre