Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 175, #ThemePrompt

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! Can you believe we're starting on our 175th poetry challenge together? I think that is amazing! Here's to us, with many more challenges to come! Thanks for all your creativity! It's the fourth week of the month! Are you ready for a theme prompt? Elizabeth, from Tea and Paper, chose the … Continue reading Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 175, #ThemePrompt

Weekly Poetry Challenge Stars | #PhotoPrompt Poetry Challenge 174: Vashti Q Vega

Jude, from Tales Told Different, picked an excellent photo for us this week for our #PhotoPrompt challenge. The haunting image of the young girl gazing wistfully into the distance holds many poetic possibilities. Willow Willers had a great take with her poem HERE. Kim Blades saw something different in her poem HERE. Meanwhile, the IndieShe unleashed … Continue reading Weekly Poetry Challenge Stars | #PhotoPrompt Poetry Challenge 174: Vashti Q Vega

#Fairy #Tarot #Friday ~ April 24, 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 ~ April 24, 2020

Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 174 #PhotoPrompt

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! It's the third week of the month! Time for a #PhotoPrompt Jude, from Tales Told Different, selected the photo for this month's challenge. Clearly, his love for romantic poetry is evident in his selection. However, don't let that be your only guide. Think about what is going on in this image. … Continue reading Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 174 #PhotoPrompt

Submit to Auroras & Blossoms Poetry Journal

One of our poetry challenge participants, David Ellis, is a co-founder of the Auroras & Blossoms Poetry Journal. I thought this would be a great time to introduce you to this opportunity to publish your poetry. I've copied and pasted the information, so please check out their Submissions page: https://abpoetryjournal.com/submit/ Read about the cofounders HERE. … Continue reading Submit to Auroras & Blossoms Poetry Journal

Weekly Poetry Challenge Stars | Challenge #173 – Synonyms Only: Idea & Fancy

Hello, everyone! Finally, my house painting project has ended. My husband and I are both worn out, but we beat the heat! The highs in Phoenix this week will climb into the nineties, which means it's time to turn on the air conditioning. I want to thank everyone for putting up with my late comments … Continue reading Weekly Poetry Challenge Stars | Challenge #173 – Synonyms Only: Idea & Fancy

Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 173 #SynonymsOnly

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! I picked the two synonyms for this week's challenge. Remember, there are many ways to use these words. Don't be afraid of creativity! Here are your two words: Idea & Fancy On the Monday before the next challenge, I will pick my favorite poem from the #SynonymsOnly and share it on … Continue reading Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 173 #SynonymsOnly

Weekly Poetry Challenge Stars | First of the Month ~ Poet’s Choice

We're almost at the end of our house painting project... thank goodness, as we're both exhausted. After painting there's the cleaning, rearranging, and redecorating. Each step in this process is immensely satisfying to me. This kind of work gives immediate results. I always say you have to live in a house for a while until … Continue reading Weekly Poetry Challenge Stars | First of the Month ~ Poet’s Choice

Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 172, #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! Are you looking for inspiration for your syllabic poetry? Find an image on Pixabay.com or experiment with "found poetry" as a way to find … Continue reading Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 172, #Poet’sChoice

Weekly Poetry Challenge Stars | Specific Poetry Form ~ #CinquainPoetry

There's something special about the Cinquain form... it's the iambic purr of just the right amount of syllables that always touches my heart. You guys outdid your self this week. I'm thrilled you love Cinquain poetry as much as I do. I'll share some of the highlights that grabbed my attention: Joe's Lanterne: Population David's … Continue reading Weekly Poetry Challenge Stars | Specific Poetry Form ~ #CinquainPoetry