#NaPoWriMo Day 10 ‘Benches’ #poetrymonth #April #Poems #Tanka


National Poetry Writing Month is a poetry writing challenge to write a poem a day, which takes place every year in April. Follow the link to find out more, be inspired, get daily prompts and meet other poets!

For Day 10, I’m writing a poem about benches. Benches invite us to stop, sit, and think, admire the scenery, or simply rest for a few moments.


Some benches face seas

Deep waters soothe weary minds

Others look away

 Keepers of lovers’ secrets

Sit down, tell me your story…