Playing with Trouble #Haiku


we play with friendship

romance blooms from ignorance

grief and sadness grow



beneath the willow

where we used to play now lives

unease, discomfort



playing with puzzles

pieces fit together then

now our edges worn



This week’s prompt is to write a poem with synonyms of the words ‘game’ & ‘trouble’ in it.

A small haiku-like contribution to Colleen’s Weekly Poetry Challenge. You can write any of the following: Haiku / Tanka / Haibun / Cinquain / Senryu. Check it out and challenge yourself to some poetry.


Here’s a fun, little haiku using the prompt words:


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