Smorgasbord Poetry – Colleen Chesebro’s Tuesday Weekly Challenge #Butterfly #Cinquain – Blossom by Sally Cronin

This week on Colleen Chesebro Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge 273  I was invited to select the specific format… which is a Butterfly Cinquain… which happens to be one of my favourites.

Image by Jill Wellington from Pixabay

Butterfly Cinquain – Blossom – Sally Cronin

rich in promise
to flourish and to thrive
fulfil the dreams nurtured through life
from birth
A warning too that time is short
some opportunities
like blooms can be

©  Sally Cronin 2022

My most recent book is a collection of poetry and was published in July 2021

One of the reviews for the collection

Toni Pike 5.0 out of 5 stars A delightful book of poetry Reviewed in Australia on August 28, 2021

You can find all my books and buy links: Sally’s Books and Reviews 2022


Thanks for dropping by and I hope you have enjoyed the poem.. thanks Sally.

54 thoughts on “Smorgasbord Poetry – Colleen Chesebro’s Tuesday Weekly Challenge #Butterfly #Cinquain – Blossom by Sally Cronin

  1. “Some blossoms can be fleeting” – a beautiful reminder, Sally. 💗 I love your butterfly cinquain!

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  2. Sally you have a way of bring Spring alive with words, especially as I am experiencing a rainy spring day on my side of the world. “Life is like a Mosaic” has been a wonderful companion to me these past months.

    week has
    me thinking
    about the things
    I am grateful for.
    I have many blessings
    on the material side,
    but they fade away to nothing,
    compared to the greatest gifts of all,
    our health, and love of the
    people around us.

    Sally Cronin

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  3. Beautiful! I love the way you take something like the fleeting moment of the blossom to compare it with life and its opportunities. These syllabic poems of yours always make me think. xx

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