Weekly Poetry Challenge Stars | #PhotoPrompt: Kitty’s Verses

What a fabulous photo from Sally Cronin this week. There were so many poetic possibilities! How many different metaphors did you see? Here's who joined in: 1.Padre 8.Elizabeth 15.Kerfe Roig 2.Trent McDonald 9.Cheryl 16.Merril D. Smith 3.Frank J. Tassone 10.s. s. 17.Colleen Chesebro 4.willowdot21 11.Sue Vincent 18.Sally Cronin 5.kittysverses 12.anita dawes 19.Ken Gierke / rivrvlogr 6.theindieshe 13.Jude 7.Jules 14.Linda Lee Lyberg    Congratulations, Kitty from Kitty's Verses, it's your turn to pick the photo for … Continue reading Weekly Poetry Challenge Stars | #PhotoPrompt: Kitty’s Verses

Weekly Poetry Challenge Stars | Synonyms Only | Jules

What a fantastic week of poetry! Those prompt words (blessed & hex) picked by Anita Dawes really hit the spot for inspiration. I loved all the magical poetry! So did Freyja! Here are the links to the poetry for this week, courtesy of Mr. Linky: 1.Jude 8.s. s. 15.Sally Cronin 2.anita dawes 9.Kim 16.Linda Lee Lyberg 3.Padre 10.Diana Peach 17.Kerfe Roig 4.Dave Madden 11.willowdot21 18.Colleen Chesebro 5.Trent McDonald 12.Traci … Continue reading Weekly Poetry Challenge Stars | Synonyms Only | Jules

Weekly Poetry Challenge Stars | Poet’s Choice – First of the Month Challenge # 185

Thanks for all of the amazing poetry! You guys are the best! The first of the month Poet's Choice challenge participants are listed below: 1.Padre10.anita dawes19.Cheryl2.Jude11.Kim20.Merril D. Smith3.Dave Madden12.Tina Stewart Brakebill21.Colleen Chesebro4.Trent McDonald13.Tessa Dean22.Sally Cronin5.theindieshe14.Ken Gierke / rivrvlogr23.D.G. Kaye6.Christine Bialczak15.Jules24.kittysverses7.Pat R16.s. s.25.Marsha Ingrao8.willowdot2117.Elizabeth26.9.Kerfe Roig18.Sue Vincent   While Freyja's sleeping on my desk, take the time to visit … Continue reading Weekly Poetry Challenge Stars | Poet’s Choice – First of the Month Challenge # 185

The Diatelle Poem | Merril D. Smith, Poetry Star

Merril Smith shares how to create a diatelle poem. Merril says: “The Diatelle is a fun, syllable counting form like the etheree with a twist. The syllable structure of the diatelle is as follows: 1/2/3/4/6/8/10/12/10/8/6/4/3/2/1, but unlike an ethere, has a set rhyme pattern of abbcbccaccbcbba. This poetry form may be written on any subject matter and … Continue reading The Diatelle Poem | Merril D. Smith, Poetry Star

Weekly Poetry Challenge Stars | Specific Form ~ Haibun

Image credit: © Frank J. Tassone What an amazing collection of haibun poems this week. I want to thank Frank J. Tassone for the lovely image of Gertrude's Nose. What a great photo! Mr. Linky has made finding the poems so easy now. I'm tickled with the results. Here is everyone who joined in: 1.Padre8.Jules15.theindieshe2.Kim9.Pat … Continue reading Weekly Poetry Challenge Stars | Specific Form ~ Haibun

Soliciting Syllabic Poetry Donations Part Two

It's time for an update on the poetry I need for examples for my new book, Word Craft - The Art of Crafting Syllabic Poetry. I've been playing with book cover ideas. The book is divided into two group: Japanese forms and American forms. This book covers the eleven forms we use in the weekly … Continue reading Soliciting Syllabic Poetry Donations Part Two