Fairy Orbs Flicker – A Tanka

Colleen's Weekly #Poetry Challenge # 27 – "Light & Dark" Welcome to my contribution to my weekly #Poetry Challenge, where you can write your own Haiku, Tanka, or Haibun using the prompt words of light and dark. This week, I decided to write a Tanka. I used "darkness," for dark, and kept the word, "light." Both words … Continue reading Fairy Orbs Flicker – A Tanka

Colleen’s Weekly #Poetry Challenge # 27 – “Light & Dark”

Happy POETRY Tuesday everyone! We've changed our name to include three poetry forms! Are you ready to get groovy with your poetry? Then, you're in the right place! Pull up a chair, and let's write some poetry. CONGRATULATIONS POETS! YOU'VE GRADUATED! It's week 2 of our NEW poetry challenge. You can write your poem in … Continue reading Colleen’s Weekly #Poetry Challenge # 27 – “Light & Dark”

A New Day Dawns – A #Tanka

Focus on the image below and breathe… Use your five senses and experience a new day. Deep in the forest pine needle musk scents the air near a babbling brook. Rising dawn yellows the sky announcing a brand new day. ©2017 Colleen M. Chesebro Forest = earth, and brook = water: Part of my poetry … Continue reading A New Day Dawns – A #Tanka

“Awakening Dawn” – A Haibun #WorldPoetryDay

Welcome to my contribution to my weekly #Poetry Challenge, where you can write your own Haiku, Tanka, or Haibun using the prompt words of earth and water. Today is #WorldPoetryDay! This week, I decided to try my hand at a Haibun. This is my first attempt, and I think I am hooked. I chose alternating prose … Continue reading “Awakening Dawn” – A Haibun #WorldPoetryDay

Colleen’s Weekly #Poetry Challenge # 26 – EARTH & WATER

Happy POETRY Tuesday everyone! And TODAY IS #WORLD POETRY DAY! Are you ready to get groovy with your poetry? Then, you're in the right place! Pull up a chair, and let's write some poetry. CONGRATULATIONS POETS! YOU'VE GRADUATED! Starting this week, we are going to try something new. You can write your poem in one … Continue reading Colleen’s Weekly #Poetry Challenge # 26 – EARTH & WATER

Waiting for Spring – A #Tanka

Welcome to my contribution to my weekly #Tanka Tuesday poetry challenge. This week, I tweaked the prompt word of "clouds" to "shroud," and I left the word "spring." Both words have many connotations. Depending on how you use your synonyms you can alter the meaning of your Tanka poetry in many ways. Don't be afraid to … Continue reading Waiting for Spring – A #Tanka

Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka #Poetry Challenge # 25 – Clouds & Spring

Happy TANKA Tuesday everyone! Welcome to the TANKA CAFÉ. Are you ready to get groovy with your poetry? Then, you're in the right place! Pull up a chair, order some coffee or tea and let's write some TANKA poetry. Grab a cup of Joe or a cup of tea and read what's below… SO, LET'S … Continue reading Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka #Poetry Challenge # 25 – Clouds & Spring

A #Colorado Spring – A #Tanka

Welcome to my contribution to my weekly #Tanka Tuesday poetry challenge. This week, I tweaked the prompt word of "fire" to "fiery," and I left the word "rain." Both words have many connotations. Depending on how you use your synonyms you can alter the meaning of your Tanka poetry in many ways. Don't be afraid to … Continue reading A #Colorado Spring – A #Tanka

Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka #Poetry Challenge # 24 – “FIRE & RAIN”

Happy TANKA Tuesday everyone! Welcome to the TANKA CAFÉ. Are you ready to get groovy with your poetry? Then, you're in the right place! Pull up a chair, order some coffee or tea and let's write some TANKA poetry. Grab a cup of Joe or a cup of tea and read what's below… SO, LET'S … Continue reading Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka #Poetry Challenge # 24 – “FIRE & RAIN”

Cookie Crumb Lips – A #Tanka

Welcome to my contribution to my weekly #Tanka Tuesday poetry challenge. This week, I tweaked the prompt word of "help" to "balm," and I changed "smile" to "smirk." Both words have many connotations. Depending on how you use your synonyms you can alter the meaning of your Tanka poetry in many ways. Don't be afraid to … Continue reading Cookie Crumb Lips – A #Tanka