Hi everyone! Today, I’ve joined Colleen’s weekly TankaTuesday challenge for the first time. You can find her post HERE.

Below is the image prompt and my Haiku response in a 3-5-3 syllabic format.

Cold dark night

on the bereaved soul

moon shines hope

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The shining moon does fill us with light. (K)

Jacquie Biggar

Love the promise in the last line, Harmony. Beautifully written.

Roberta Eaton Cheadle

A lovely poem, Harmony. I’m looking forward to seeing your poems every week. I have shared to our FB poetry group. I know you aren’t on FB but just so you know.

Yvette M Calleiro

Wonderful take on the image, Harmony! 🙂

Joan Hall

Well, you know what I thought of with that first line. Nicely done, Harmony.

Joan Hall

Aww, thanks, Harmony. We have the words to a song to thank for that title. 🙂 And I’m honored you thought of it.

Priscilla Bettis

Spooky and yet hopeful. I love it!

D.L. Finn

Yay! I’m so glad you tried the challenge, Harmony! I love how you captured not only the pain but the hope offered! Fantastic take on the picture. xo

Diana Peach

Wonderful, Harmony. I’m so glad to see you joining in the challenge. I hope you take it up again.

Gwen Plano

Wow! Beautiful and powerful, Harmony. 💗

Jan Sikes

Excellent, Harmony! You captured a deep emotion perfectly in just a few words!

John Howell

Nice one, Harmony.

Colleen Chesebro

Yes! This is perfect, Harmony. I like how you picked up on “the souls.” The image is so provocative by mirroring the horrors of today’s world. I’m over the moon that you jumped in! 🧡

Michele Jones

This works so well with the picture and told the story. Nicely done.

Staci Troilo

Great work with the prompt, Harmony.