Colleen’s Tanka Tuesday: Whatever words I fancy

I so need boundaries if only so I have something to cross

Seems that it is a bit of a free for all this week and I can use whatever words I want.  How curious.  the limitations are usually rather liberating in an odd sort of way and complete freedom just makes me want to be even more stupid than usual.

I decided to open the nearest book and use the first word on page 58 and the last on page 101.  the book was Cosmic Traitor (Perry Rhodan 26) by Kurt Brand.  The words are THOUGHTS and MILKY.  They made me think of an Astronaut…

Once more to the stars

mind strays to places unknown

thoughts of escaping

the shackles of gravity

and his quite annoying wife

Author: Michael

Husband, dad,(ex)programmer, comic collector and proud Yorkshireman. I have no idea why im here or why im writing but i rather enjoy it. no great fan of punctuation;

15 thoughts on “Colleen’s Tanka Tuesday: Whatever words I fancy”

  1. Michael, I look forward to your poem each week, knowing that your sense of humor will leave me laughing! Brilliant to choose your words from a book. I love it! Great Tanka, by the way. 😀 ❤

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  2. LOL! I hear that from many of you. Sometimes reaching inside to find our own inspiration is more fulfilling. Look what you did with finding words from a book. That’s creativity!

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