How to Write a Senryu Poem in English

Senryu poems are written much the same as a Haiku poem in English. Senryu takes the form of three nonrhyming lines written in a 5/7/5 syllable count written in the present tense. At this point, I can hear your thoughts… So, what's the difference between a Haiku and a Senryu? Penandthepad.com states: "Many traditional senryu … Continue reading How to Write a Senryu Poem in English

How to Write a Cinquain Poem

I'm adding another poetry form to Colleen's Weekly Poetry Challenge starting October 2, 2017. It's called a cinquain: Image credit: Ol' King Cole's Castle Here is another site that will help you with word count and syllables. It is called wordcalc.com. I use howmanysyllables.com. Click on the poem workshop tab and try it out. Here is … Continue reading How to Write a Cinquain Poem

How to Write a Haibun In English

As many of you already know, I love structured poetry. This includes the Haiku, the Tanka, and the Haibun. I like to think of myself as a student of these poetic forms. Learning to write them correctly is an art form in itself. I think that's what appeals to me the most, the arrangement of … Continue reading How to Write a Haibun In English

Colleen’s Weekly #Poetry Challenge No. 52 ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL #Haiku #Tanka #Haibun: “SPIRIT & JOY”

Happy POETRY Tuesday everyone! Are you ready to get groovy with your poetry? Then, you're in the right place! Do you know what today is? It's our Anniversary! We've been writing Haiku, Tanka, and Haibun for one year now! After you write today's poem, you will have written 52 poems. That's enough to fill a book … Continue reading Colleen’s Weekly #Poetry Challenge No. 52 ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL #Haiku #Tanka #Haibun: “SPIRIT & JOY”

Colleen’s Weekly #Poetry Challenge No. 51 #Haiku #Tanka #Haibun: GIFT & SONG

MJ Mallon’s new book is going on sale at a special price to celebrate her wedding anniversary! Check it out… You won’t want to miss this deal! ❤

M J Mallon YA Author and Poet

Sending you my love from 746.7 miles away.

It’s my wedding anniversary on Tuesday and my hubby has a special surprise planned. I don’t know what it is and that makes it more exciting!

To celebrate I’m having a Kindle Countdown deal the weekend after my anniversary, so keep an eye out for that. It starts 29th of September with a price drop to 0.99 pence for a day! Then next day it goes up by one pound, and another pound the next day until it is back to where it started!

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To join in Colleen’s challenge follow the link:  https://colleenchesebro.com/2017/09/19/colleens-weekly-poetry-challenge-no-51-haiku-tanka-haibun-gift-song/

Bye for now,

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“Acceptance,” A Haibun

Welcome to my contribution to my Weekly Poetry Challenge, where you can write your own Haiku, Tanka, or Haibun using the prompt words of "gift and song." I closed my eyes when I felt the energy from the collective enter my soul. Like a surge of electrical impulses, the song of a thousand melodies echoed like waves … Continue reading “Acceptance,” A Haibun

Colleen’s Weekly #Poetry Challenge No. 51 #Haiku #Tanka #Haibun: GIFT & SONG

Happy POETRY Tuesday everyone! 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. Image credit: Pinterest – Writing Quotes For Colleen's Weekly Poetry Challenge you can write your poem in one of the three forms defined below: HAIKU in English TANKA … Continue reading Colleen’s Weekly #Poetry Challenge No. 51 #Haiku #Tanka #Haibun: GIFT & SONG

Smorgasbord Poetry – Farewell to Colourful Friends by Sally Cronin

A most delightful poem from the lovely Sally Cronin which I had to share! Here's to more "silver threading" years ahead. ❤

Colleen’s Weekly #Poetry Challenge No. 50 #Haiku #Tanka #Haibun: VOICE & WATCH

Happy POETRY Tuesday everyone! 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. Image credit: Pinterest.com: Quotes about writing For Colleen's Weekly Poetry Challenge you can write your poem in one of the three forms defined below: HAIKU in English TANKA … Continue reading Colleen’s Weekly #Poetry Challenge No. 50 #Haiku #Tanka #Haibun: VOICE & WATCH

“The Cure,” A Tanka

Welcome to my contribution to my Weekly Poetry Challenge, where you can write your own Haiku, Tanka, or Haibun using the prompt words of "soar and wait." The words were perfect for me this week. I feel like I am undertaking a new journey – letting go of the old and venturing into some kind of new … Continue reading “The Cure,” A Tanka