Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 162, #ThemePrompt

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! Challenge Badge It's the fourth week of the month which means I'll pick a theme for you to write about for this month. On the Monday before the next challenge, I'll select someone to choose next month's theme. This month's theme is: "The Circle of Life" PLEASE support the other poets … Continue reading Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 162, #ThemePrompt

Colleen’s 2019 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Etheree #Haiku #Poetry Challenge No. 161 #PhotoPrompt – Henna | But I Smile Anyway

This month, I've chosen Ritu to pick next month's image for the February #PhotoPrompt! I've also shared her poetry! Here's the link to her original post: Butismileanyway.com ©2019 Willow Willers Henna Stains Hennaed Signalling Celebration The deeper the stain The stronger the love of Mother-in-law to-be His name tattooed on her hand A challenge, to … Continue reading Colleen’s 2019 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Etheree #Haiku #Poetry Challenge No. 161 #PhotoPrompt – Henna | But I Smile Anyway

the permanence of henna ~ gogyohka | RIVRVLOGR

Source: the permanence of henna ~ gogyohka Ken shares an amazing poem using a Gogyohka which is a five-line, untitled, Japanese poetic form. Unlike tanka (5/7/5/7/7 syllables), Gogyohka has no restrictions on length. (Wikipedia.org) Here are the rules for this poem from Wikipedia.com: Five rules of Gogyohka by Enta Kusakabe (1983) Gogyohka is a new form of … Continue reading the permanence of henna ~ gogyohka | RIVRVLOGR

Ritual #Tanka Tuesday | Myths of the Mirror

Source: Ritual #Tanka Tuesday I'm sharing Diana Peach's Crown Cinquain as part of this week's Poetry Challenge Stars. This is amazing work. Notice how the stanzas flow from one to another telling the story of the image. ~Colleen~ Image ©2019 Willow Willers Ritual mehndilove painted handspalms offering the worldthe beauty of hearts awakenedsacred umberscented colormy … Continue reading Ritual #Tanka Tuesday | Myths of the Mirror

Colleen’s 2019 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 161 #PhotoPrompt

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! Thanks to everyone who wrote poetry for last week's challenge. Check out the COMMENTS to see everyone's poetry in one place. You can view that post below: Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 160 #SynonymsOnlyWELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! It’s the second week of the month! That means Synonyms ONLY! … Continue reading Colleen’s 2019 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 161 #PhotoPrompt

Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 160 #SynonymsOnly

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! It's the second week of the month! That means Synonyms ONLY! Here are your two words: "CALM & PRESENT" PLEASE support the other poets by visiting blogs and leaving comments. Peer reviews help poets perfect their writing craft. Remember... sharing is caring. For Colleen’s Weekly Poetry Challenge, you can write your … Continue reading Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 160 #SynonymsOnly

UPDATE to The 2019 Poet of the Week Compilation

I've updated my site's rating on Google Chrome to a B+ which should make downloading the PDF easier. I apologize for the inconvenience. It's been a comedy of errors this week. ~Colleen~ Yay for teamwork! The 2019 Poet of the Week & Honorable Mention Poetry Compilation from last year's challenges is ready for distribution. Please … Continue reading UPDATE to The 2019 Poet of the Week Compilation

5/7/5 vs 3/5/3 & 2/3/2 Haiku & Senryu Styles

I removed the poetry contest post from "Failed Haiku" that I shared on my blog a few days ago. It upset the owner of Failed Haiku that we use the traditional 5/7/5 format for Haiku and Senryu in my poetry challenge. When I suggested that I would include all forms in my weekly challenge, he … Continue reading 5/7/5 vs 3/5/3 & 2/3/2 Haiku & Senryu Styles

Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 159, #Poet’sChoice

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! It's the first of the month and you know what that means! Poets, choose your own syllabic poetry form, theme, words, images, etc. It's up to you! PLEASE support the other poets by visiting blogs and leaving comments. Peer reviews help poets perfect their writing craft. Remember... sharing is caring. For … Continue reading Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 159, #Poet’sChoice