Haiku, Micropoetry, Poetry, Poetry Comparisons, Tanka, Writing

Crimson Gate (Version 1 and 2)

For today, I have two slightly different versions of the same poem! The first version is a haiku, while the second is a tanka poem. As such, they are of differing length, and phrases/words have been added and rearranged in each poem. However, I wrote both based on the same theme and ideas.

Freestyle, Poetry, Writing

Crimson Prison

Photo by Andy Buckley on Pexels.com In a lonely prisonCrafted from crimson,I am confinedHere, silence reigns,An empty spaceFor the condemned to stayDarkness casts over all,Leaving nary a sliver of lightIn a lonely prisonCrafted from crimson,I stare at towering wallsWithin them, I see thoseWho are damned,Just as I amThe distorted faces groan,Pleading for theirSuffering to endSomeday,… Continue reading Crimson Prison