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.Cheryl
2.Jude11.Kim20.Merril D. Smith
3.Dave Madden12.Tina Stewart Brakebill21.Colleen Chesebro
4.Trent McDonald13.Tessa Dean22.Sally Cronin
5.theindieshe14.Ken Gierke / rivrvlogr23.D.G. Kaye
6.Christine Bialczak15.Jules24.kittysverses
7.Pat R16.s. s.25.Marsha Ingrao
9.Kerfe Roig18.Sue Vincent  

While Freyja’s sleeping on my desk, take the time to visit Merril D. Smith’s post on how to write the diatelle: HERE.

It’s splendid fun to experiment with the unique syllable forms. See you tomorrow for another challenge.

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About Colleen Chesebro: WordCraftPoetry

Colleen M. Chesebro is a Michigan Poet who loves crafting syllabic poetry, flash fiction, and creative fiction and nonfiction. Colleen sponsors a weekly syllabic poetry challenge, called #TankaTuesday, on wordcraftpoetry.com where participants learn how to write traditional and current forms of syllabic poetry. A published author, Colleen is also an editor of “Word Weaving, a Word Craft Journal of Syllabic Verse, also found on wordcraftpoetry.com. Colleen’s mission is to bring the craft of writing syllabic poetry to anyone who thinks they can’t be a poet. Recently, she created the Double Ennead, a 99-syllable poetry form for the Carrot Ranch literary community at carrotranch.com. Colleen’s poetry has appeared in various anthologies and journals including “Hedgerow-a journal of small poems,” and “Poetry Treasures1 & 2” a collection of poetry from the poet/author guests of Robbie Cheadle on the “Treasuring Poetry” blog series on “Writing to be Read." Colleen published “Word Craft: Prose & Poetry, The Art of Crafting Syllabic Poetry,” which illustrates how to write various syllabic poetry forms used in her Tanka Tuesday challenges; and a collection of poetry, flash fiction, and short stories called, “Fairies, Myths & Magic: A Summer Celebration,” dedicated to the Summer Solstice. She contributed a short story called “The Changeling,” in the “Ghostly Rites Anthology 2020,” published by Plaisted Publishing House. Find Colleen at Word Craft: Prose & Poetry at wordcraftpoetry.com.
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  1. Thanks Sis!

  2. Wonderful job by everyone. Thanks for the shoutout, Colleen!

  3. Well done everyone 💜💜💜

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