Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 171, #SpecificForm

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! March is the first month to feature five Tuesdays. So, this is our first chance to work with a specific syllabic poetry form. Please only write your poetry in the specific form for this week. Thanks. This week's form is: The Cinquain & It's Variations, (excluding the Tanka) Here's a quick … Continue reading Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 171, #SpecificForm

Weekly Poetry Challenge Stars | #ThemePrompt: Elizabeth, Teaandpaper.ca

Sally Cronin picked an excellent theme for us all to work with this week for our #ThemePrompt challenge: "The Night Sky." The poetic outpourings of your souls impressed me. Well done, everyone! I was happy to see Radhika again. Her poem, Starry Date, held a romantic edge. Tina Brakebill shared a lovely Tanka called de … Continue reading Weekly Poetry Challenge Stars | #ThemePrompt: Elizabeth, Teaandpaper.ca

#Fairy #Tarot #Friday ~ March 27, 2020

Welcome to Fairy Tarot Friday. Each Friday I'll share a card from the Fairy Tarot deck by Doreen Virtue & Radleigh Valentine, featuring an uplifting message from the fey. I'll also include a bit of syllabic poetry inspired by the card reading. The Major Arcana contains 22 cards that describe major events and turning points in our … Continue reading #Fairy #Tarot #Friday ~ March 27, 2020

Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 170, #ThemePrompt

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! It's the fourth week of the month - time for a #ThemePrompt! Last month, I selected Sally Cronin to pick this month's theme: The Night Sky On the Monday before the next challenge, I'll select someone to choose next month's theme. Have fun! PLEASE support the other poets by visiting blogs … Continue reading Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 170, #ThemePrompt

Weekly Poetry Challenge Stars | #PhotoPrompt: Jude Itakali

Padre picked an interesting photo for us all to work with this week for our #PhotoPrompt challenge. He sent this image to me a few weeks ago so he had no idea what would be happening in the world at the time. Image Credit: Padre's Ramblings Many of you wrote poetry that reflected your feelings … Continue reading Weekly Poetry Challenge Stars | #PhotoPrompt: Jude Itakali

Colleen’s 2019 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 169 #PhotoPrompt

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! It's the third week of the month! Time for a #PhotoPrompt Happy St. Patrick's Day! Do you have the luck of the Irish? Read about St. Patrick's Day on Ali Issac's blog HERE Padre, from Padre's Ramblings, provided the photo for this month's challenge. What does this photo say to you? … Continue reading Colleen’s 2019 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 169 #PhotoPrompt

Weekly Poetry Challenge Stars | #SynonymsOnly: Comfort & Worn: Traci Kenworth

It's been a busy week! I'm still working away on my newest book, "Word Craft ~ Prose & Poetry: The Art of Crafting Syllabic Poetry." What I thought would be a quick book has turned into much more. That's great because we will all benefit from my research. My husband and I also decided that … Continue reading Weekly Poetry Challenge Stars | #SynonymsOnly: Comfort & Worn: Traci Kenworth

REBlog | Haibun: This Excruciating Wait | DJ Ranch

Throwing my phone down in frustration, I mutter under my breathe – ENOUGH! I’ve been glued to the stupid thing all day…constantly searching for new information – new stories, new stats, anything I can find to read about this virus. I’ve officially morphed into a news junkie and hardly recognize myself. What am I looking for? … Continue reading REBlog | Haibun: This Excruciating Wait | DJ Ranch

Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 168 #SynonymsOnly

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! This week, I'm looking for Haibun (Prose & Haiku) and Tanka Prose (Prose and Tanka) to use as examples in my book. I'm also going through your blogs and leaving you messages of poetry that I'd like to share in the book. As always, you retain all rights to your work … Continue reading Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 168 #SynonymsOnly

March’s Full Moon

March's full moon is commonly called the Full Worm Moon. March’s full moon is commonly called the Full Worm Moon. This is because of the earthworms that wriggle out of the ground as the earth begins to thaw in March. Here’s a little known fact about March’s full moon: it was called the Worm Moon … Continue reading March’s Full Moon