Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge No: 269 ~ Colleen’s Specific Form: Tanka Prose

L’ambiance Francaise

In her early 50s, on a whim, she enrolled in French
classes at her local university.
Her professor was quite impressed with how quickly
she mastered this romance language and allowed her
to skip a semester.
Weekly she sat at the language table with tenured
professors and even the university’s chancellor.
The requirement for all attendees was ‘no English’ to
be spoken.
Amazingly, she managed to engage in constructive

l’ambiance Francaise
Parisian scenic spends time
vacation real-life
virtual substitute swop
dream chaser Canadienne