Tag Archives: Colleen Chesebro

do not blink

The green will appear

Suddenly a bare tree blooms

And we are in awe

At Mother Nature’s timing

Wishing we were as clever

©2021 Annette Rochelle Aben


Jeanette had died

Staring into space

She appeared to be elsewhere

And in fact, she was

©2021 Annette Rochelle Aben

What Matters

You’re ever immortal

When you live in one’s heart

Now you can never part

And time stands still

©2021 Annette Rochelle Aben


Baked Bait

Sally Cronin chose the words for this week’s #TankaTuesday Challenge from Colleen Chesebro. EAGER & HOPE (synonyms only) – I chose to create an Abhanga using the words: AMBITION and ANXIOUS.

Her ambition was to

Bring most men to their knees

Anxious they should be pleased

She learned to cook

©2021 Annette Rochelle Aben


add coffee

Windows through which to gaze

Light by which you can read

Know you are rich indeed

Simple pleasures

©2021 Annette Rochelle Aben