Portugal travels, Vila Nova de Castelo, Almancil, Altura and Vale De Lobo #poetry #haiku #travel #portugal

I took these photos last autumn while I was travelling in Portugal. So, with colour poetry, taste the rainbow as the theme for Colleen Chesebro’s Tanka Tuesday, it seemed the perfect opportunity to share these now, along with some haiku.

muted life’s colours

tranquil portuguese autumn

bringing me much joy

blue sky and blue sea

green leaves but autumnal earth

orange underfoot

golfer’s paradise

val do lobo is so green

autumn algarve day

my favourite spot

empty of souls only shells

autumn on the beach

I’m excited to reveal that I am working on my next poetry collection: Do What You Love… I will share more about this soon!

Also, I’m delighted to be a contributing author in Poetry Treasures 2: Relationships compiled and edited by Kaye Lynne Booth and Robbie Cheadle.

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  1. Lovely photos and poems. It’s exciting to hear about your new poetry collection, and congratulations to you and the other poets in the Relationships anthology!

  2. Gorgeous photos and haiku, Marje! What a lovely adventure! And good luck on your upcoming book. I’m in the same boat, but I’m trying something new, so it’s a slow process. πŸ™‚ Have a wonderful day! πŸ’—

  3. Your post reminded me of times I’ve beachcombed on beaches with narry a soul in site.
    One little beach I found a bunch of marbles and glass stones. I’m not sure why they were burried, but they are in a jar in my home now πŸ˜‰

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