Colleen’s Weekly Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge Poets Choice of Words #Edinburgh #Shadorma #Poetry #Photography #City #New Year

 

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It’s poet’s choice of words this week so I thought I’d share with you some of my photographs of Edinburgh – a city I love so much – and my first attempts at Shadorma poetry…

 

It calls me

This Scottish City

Beautiful

Lights twinkle

Edinburgh’s dark shadows

Perfect time and place

 

Your buildings

Adorned like parcels

Pink in blue

They twinkle

My home from home forever

The best gift of all

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I see you

Bright castle hiding

Beyond trees

Magic night

Such a blue sky highlights you.

Nestled on a hill

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Me and mum

Posing together

Two gals out

Shopping trip

But much more – mother daughter

Friends, always best friends.

 

 

To join in Colleen’s poetry challenge follow the link:

https://colleenchesebro.com/2019/01/01/colleens-2019-weekly-tanka-tuesday-poetry-challenge-no-117-poets-choice-of-words/

 

Ah, you can see I’m home-sick already! Missing my mum and dad and Edinburgh. Sigh.

Do you have a home from home that calls to you too?

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Marje @ Kyrosmagica

Hi. Welcome to my blog: M J Mallon - Kyrosmagica Publishing. A blog about magic, books, writing, laughter, and much more! I'm a debut writer, my first YA fantasy novel The Curse of Time - Book 1 - Bloodstone is set in Cambridge. I write book reviews on my blog and on Goodreads. I have a penchant for travel and have relatives in far flung places, Australia, Malaysia, and Singapore, (my birthplace.) I grew up in in Bonnie Scotland, in Edinburgh, and now live in Cambridge. I love sunny, hot places, particularly Rome, Venice, Portugal, Barcelona, and I forgot to mention the sun drenched beaches of the Caribbean, how could I? I am lucky to have been blessed with two lovely daughters and a husband who I fondly refer to in this blog as my black sheep. Family joke! With my passion for travel, culture, beautiful beaches, good food, books, theatre, writing, and humour, I hope to keep you entertained. I'm loving every minute of this creative journey, please join me.

19 thoughts on “Colleen’s Weekly Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge Poets Choice of Words #Edinburgh #Shadorma #Poetry #Photography #City #New Year”

  1. Beautiful triple Shadorma, Marje. Your first attempt? I’m impressed. What a great homage to the city of Edinburgh. The pictures are lovely too. ❤ xo

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