WEEKLY POETRY CHALLENGE STARS | #192 Theme prompt – MAPS: Franci Hoffman

Kerfe Roig selected the theme for this week: MAPS. Who knew this one word would inspire such great poetry? You all deserve a huge round of applause for your poetic endeavors.


Here’s everyone who joined in via Mr. Linky:

1.willowdot2111.Jules21.anita dawes
2.Reena Saxena12.Pat R22.s. s.
3.Ruth Scribbles13.Sue Vincent23.Linda Lee Lyberg
4.Trent McDonald14.Jude24.Padre
5.Elizabeth15.Kim25.Traci Kenworth
6.kittysverses16.Eugenia26.Merril D. Smith
7.Myforever. blog17.Raivenne27.Sally Cronin
8.Goutam Dutta18.Marsha Ingrao28.Annette Rochelle Aben
9.Ken Gierke / rivrvlogr19.D. L. Finn29.Colleen Chesebro
10.Dave Madden20.Donna Matthews30. David Ellis

This week I selected Franci Hoffman from Eugi’s Causeria II to select the theme for September’s theme challenge! I can’t wait to see what she comes up with!

Congratulations, Franci, its your turn to pick the theme prompt for next month’s challenge. Please Email me your choice at tankatuesdaypoetry@gmail.com before next month’s challenge.

maps of my pursuits

life’s questions commanding me

invoking wisdom

©2020 Franci Hoffman

source: #Haiku – Charting the course

See you tomorrow for a new challenge!

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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. Lots of lovely Maps 💜💜💜

  2. Congratulations, Franci!

  3. Colleen, I’m thrilled and so glad you liked my poem! 🤗 I will be around to read everyone’s work and also select a theme for the next month’s challenge. Thank you for making my Monday sunny and bright! ❤️

  4. Reblogged this on Eugi's Causerie I and commented:
    I’m thrilled my work was selected by Colleen at Word Craft Prose & Poetry for her Weekly Poetry Challenge. Be sure to read the work from others that participated in the challenge –

  5. I like maps. Fun to think of house floor plans as little maps too.
    I hope to find some time to read some of the wonderful writers you have in the Linky.
    I’ve read some and am looking forward to more.

  6. Maps is such a great prompt word. Congratulations to Eugenia and all.

  7. Fantastic responses… great prompt.. looking forward to this week’s challenge..xx♥

  8. This was a great prompt. Some wonderful entries <3

  9. D.L. Finn, Author

    Congrats Franci! This was a fun subject to work with:)

  10. This was a fun prompt. Congratulations to all the stars who joined in. 🙂

  11. Congratulations! That’s great!

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