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Poetry Friday ~ Enchant & Fly

13 Sep

Hi, everyone! Happy Friday the 13th!

Enchant and Fly are this week’s prompt words chosen by Colleen Chesebro ~ The Fairy Whisperer.

*The catch is that we can only use the synonyms to these words in our poems.

Colleen hosts a challenge that anyone could participate in called,ย Colleen’s Weekly Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge every Tuesday, and you have until Sunday to create a post featuring your Haiku, Tanka, Haibun, Etheree or Cinquain poem. She is an author and poet, and also does book reviews and so much more on her blog. Be sure to check it out.

Artist Luis Royo



Can You Hold A Burning Star?

Proud Elven Princess
dazzles with beauty and charm
She’ll capture your soul
You may think you’ve won her heart
til she swoops and slits your throat


Fantasy Artist Luis Royo

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45 Responses to “Poetry Friday ~ Enchant & Fly”

  1. olganm at 1:37 pm #

    Wow! What a twist, Vashti!

    Liked by 1 person

    • Vashti Q at 3:27 pm #

      Hi, Olga! You can never let your guard down with an elven warrior princess. Ha, ha! ๐Ÿ˜‰ Have a wonderful weekend, my friend! โค

      Like

  2. Ben Naga at 1:53 pm #

    Been there had that done to me. Learned some useful things.

    Liked by 2 people

    • Vashti Q at 3:29 pm #

      Wow! You need to choose your mates better. At least you learned a few things. ๐Ÿ˜‰

      Liked by 1 person

      • Ben Naga at 4:20 pm #

        I have no regrets. Without them I would not be in the (mostly ๐Ÿ™‚ ) happy place I find myself now.

        Liked by 1 person

      • Vashti Q at 5:17 pm #

        Well, I’m very happy to hear that, Ben. Good for you. ๐Ÿ™‚

        Liked by 1 person

  3. I love this tanka poem, Vashti, and the pictures are awesome.

    Liked by 1 person

  4. D.L. Finn, Author at 2:15 pm #

    I will stay on her good side…lol.. loved the twist! Happy Friday the 13th and Harvest moon.

    Liked by 1 person

    • Vashti Q at 3:32 pm #

      Yes, I think it’s best not to mess with her. ๐Ÿ˜‰ Same to you, my friend! โค

      Liked by 1 person

  5. Priscilla Bettis at 2:31 pm #

    Eeek, that was fun. The last line is scary.:-)

    Liked by 1 person

    • Vashti Q at 3:36 pm #

      Ha, ha! You’ll be safe as long as you don’t underestimate her. ๐Ÿ˜‰ Thank you, Priscilla! Have a wonderful weekend! โค

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  6. balroop2013 at 3:07 pm #

    Charming beauties are often dangerous! Well-penned Vashti.

    Liked by 1 person

    • Vashti Q at 3:38 pm #

      Hi, Balroop! Happy Friday! Thank you very much, my friend. Have a great weekend! โค

      Like

  7. Marje @ Kyrosmagica at 5:10 pm #

    Ouch! Sounds painful – eek!

    Liked by 1 person

    • Vashti Q at 5:15 pm #

      Ha, ha! Never underestimate a warrior, Elven princess. As long as you stay on her good side you’ll be alright. ๐Ÿ˜‰ Thanks for the visit and comment, Marje! Have a wonderful weekend!

      Liked by 1 person

  8. Jacquie Biggar at 5:39 pm #

    Wasn’t expecting that last line! lol ๐Ÿ™‚

    Liked by 1 person

    • Vashti Q at 5:44 pm #

      You have to expect the unexpected on this blog, Jacquie! ๐Ÿ˜‰ Ha, ha! Thanks for stopping by and have a happy Friday and weekend! โค

      Liked by 1 person

  9. John W. Howell at 5:48 pm #

    What a way to go, though. Good one, Vashti.

    Liked by 1 person

  10. I hate that when that happens..

    Liked by 1 person

    • Vashti Q at 9:21 pm #

      One should never underestimate an Elven warrior princess. ๐Ÿ˜ฎ
      Ha, ha! I hate it when that happens too. ๐Ÿ˜‰

      Liked by 1 person

  11. Chocoviv at 7:07 pm #

    Love it!

    Liked by 1 person

  12. memadtwo at 7:23 pm #

    We’ve been warned! (K)

    Liked by 1 person

  13. merrildsmith at 6:51 am #

    I hope I don’t cross paths with her! ๐Ÿ™‚

    Liked by 1 person

  14. kevin cooper at 9:53 am #

    Nicely done, Vashti! ๐Ÿ˜€

    Liked by 1 person

  15. Jan Sikes at 1:19 pm #

    Wow, Vashti! I love this. What an unexpected twist! And the images are perfect!

    Liked by 1 person

    • Vashti Q at 9:29 pm #

      Hi, Jan! I’m glad you appreciate the poem. The Elven warrior princess simply wants respect but if you underestimate her or try to take advantage they’ll never find your body. Ha, ha! Thank you, my friend!
      ๐Ÿ˜‰ xo

      Liked by 1 person

  16. dgkaye at 7:36 pm #

    How ominous, yet beautiful โค

    Liked by 1 person

  17. Miriam Hurdle at 2:49 pm #

    Wow, she really means business. You made your point, Vashti.๐Ÿ’–

    Liked by 1 person

  18. D. Wallace Peach at 5:07 pm #

    Whoa! That was great. What a shocker at the end. Great image choices too. ๐Ÿ˜€

    Liked by 1 person

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