This is my entry for Colleen Chesebro’s weekly poetry challenge. You will find the rules of the challenge here: https://colleenchesebro.com/2018/07/24/colleens-weekly-tanka-tuesday-poetry-challenge-no-94-beliefs-strange-synonymsonly/

Life is likea cup of tea

Showing interest

in perplexing behaviour

may provide support

to a wayward teenager

allowing her to trust you.

By Robbie Cheadle