A Vernaltide Warning of my Vices and Virtues: A #TankaTuesday (on a Wednesday) #TankaProse


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“On a hot, summer night: would you offer your throat to the wolf with the red roses?”



Warning: Do not awaken my favorite vice.


For lust will pulsate through my trembling arteries with every quickened beat of a suddenly hungry heart. Do not let me imagine all of the bad things I’ll want to do to you. They will embarass us both. The whirl of a ceiling fan, mingling of mutual sweat, muted sighes and groans: all suddenly explode into our very erotic presence–when lust arises from its chastity-enshrined bed.


And a hot summer night is the perfect time for lust to awaken.


Solstice moon

beguile and romance me

after your fashion

this wolf catches the fresh scent

in the evening breeze





for Real Toads’ Virtue or Vice, imagined by Rommy

Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 81, ENCHANT & SHAPE, #SynonymsOnly

#Weekly Tanka Prompt #Poetry Challenge – Week 94 – Moon & Romance

Poets United Midweek Motif ~ Summer, posted by Sumana Roy


#GloPoWriMo2018 / #NaPoWriMo2018  25/30


NaPoWriMo 2018



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