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Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 80, GATHER & SOFT, #SynonymsOnly

Operation: Blue Swans

“Pilots amassed, Chief?”

“Yes, Captain, raring to go!”

“Mission Understood?”

“Yes, Sir, no cranial fluff!”

“Now hear this! God’s Speed, Blue Swans!”

Billy Ray Chitwood – April 17, 2018

https://www.billyraychitwood.com

https://twitter.com/brchitwood

19 comments on “Tanka Tuesday

  1. Thanks for the morning fun, Billy Ray. Cheers.

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    1. Thank you, dear Teagan. Great Tuesday to you! ♥

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  2. eden baylee says:

    Well done, Billy Ray! xo

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    1. ‘Tanka’ you, Missy Eden! xo ♥

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  3. Wow! I’ve never seen “speaking” Tanka poetry. I like it. Very creative!

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    1. I didn’t know whether or not it would be acceptable, Colleen, but I’m so glad you like it! ♥

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      1. I like creativity. Why not? 😀

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      2. Why not, indeed, lovely lady! ♥

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  4. D.L Finn, Author says:

    Wow you packed a lot of action into that! Loved the dialogue and action. Good one.

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    1. Thank you, sweet lady! You’re so kind and giving of support! You’re the best! ♥♥♥

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  5. Speaking Tanka is a super Tanka. Nice job Billy Ray

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    1. Thank you, good friend! Your words mean a lot to me! Hugs to the ‘Twig’, Bailey, Lucy, and your lovely wife… ♥♥♥

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  6. Vashti Q says:

    Fun Tanka, Billy Ray! Loved it!😊💕

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    1. So glad you liked it, Vashti! Hope you’re feeling 100% soon! ♥♥♥

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      1. Vashti Q says:

        Thank you. ❤

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    1. B R Chitwood says:

      Thank you, Colleen.

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