Tanka Tuesday Poetry Stars

TANKA TUESDAY POETRY CHALLENGE STARS | #ThemePrompt:

Our theme prompt for this week came from Sue Vincent. She selected one of her own haiku for us to use as inspiration for our own syllabic poetry: clouds cover the moon, beyond dawn's pale horizon sun rises unseen ©2020 Sue Vincent I love using another piece of poetry as inspiration. Our perceptions are all… Continue reading TANKA TUESDAY POETRY CHALLENGE STARS | #ThemePrompt:

Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenges

Syllabic Poetry FormS for TANKA TUESDAY ON Word Craft ~ Prose & Poetry

It's time for a refresher! This tutorial will help poets acquaint themselves with the different forms to use for our Weekly Tanka Tuesday Syllabic Poetry Challenge: haiku, senryu, haiga, tanka, gogyohka, haibun, tanka prose, renga, solo-renga, cinquain and its variations, Etheree, nonet, and shadorma. (updated 11/27/2020) This form is located on the page: Poetry Challenge Cheat… Continue reading Syllabic Poetry FormS for TANKA TUESDAY ON Word Craft ~ Prose & Poetry

Book Reviews

Books You’ll Want to Read!

It's been a stressful few months and I could not keep up with my book reviews. Normally, I dedicate an entire post to each book, but that isn't possible right now. Instead, I've grabbed the highlights and shared what made these books a good read. Book reviews will resume after my cross-country move. Let's get… Continue reading Books You’ll Want to Read!

Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenges

2020 WEEKLY #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 204, #THEMEPROMPT

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! It's the fourth week of the month! Are you ready for a theme prompt? This month's theme is a haiku written by Sue Vincent: clouds cover the moon, beyond dawn's pale horizon sun rises unseen ©2020 Sue Vincent Please use the above haiku to inspire your own syllabic poetry. There's a… Continue reading 2020 WEEKLY #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 204, #THEMEPROMPT

Tanka Tuesday Poetry Stars

WEEKLY TANKA TUESDAY POETRY CHALLENGE STARS | #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 203 #EKPHRASTIC #PHOTOPROMPT

Diana Peach's selection for our Ekphrastic PhotoPrompt is an image by John Bauer, whose artwork is concerned with landscape and mythology. There is so much emotion in this one piece. It spoke to all of us. Many congratulations to everyone who joined in! 1.Reena Saxena8.D. L. Finn15.Vashti Quiroz- Vega2.Trent McDonald9.s. s.16.H. R.R. Gorman3.My Forever. blog10.anita dawes17.M J Mallon4.willowdot2111.Dolores18.Kerfe Roig5.Jules12.Kat19.kittysverses6.Dorinda Duclos13.Jude20.Colleen… Continue reading WEEKLY TANKA TUESDAY POETRY CHALLENGE STARS | #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 203 #EKPHRASTIC #PHOTOPROMPT

Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenges

WEEKLY #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 203 #EKPHRASTIC #PHOTOPROMPT

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! Buying and selling a house cross country is stressful! Things are moving forward as usual. We had one full price offer on our house, but they wanted us out in two weeks!! I said no-way! We have found a couple of houses in Michigan and bid on them, but not high… Continue reading WEEKLY #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 203 #EKPHRASTIC #PHOTOPROMPT

Tanka Tuesday Poetry Stars

WEEKLY TANKA TUESDAY POETRY CHALLENGE STARS | #SYNONYMSONLY

Each week our challenge has a twist and this week it was to find synonyms for the words: "imagine & gratitude." Kat Myrman selected some fine words. Congratulations to all the poets who participated. You are all stars! Here's everyone that joined in: 1.Padre 7.Dave Madden 13.Kerfe Roig 2.Trent 8.Cheryl 14.Donna Matthews 3.willowdot21 9.Goutam Dutta 15.M J Mallon 4.Jules 10.anita dawes 16.Linda Lee Lyberg 5.Kat 11.Elizabeth Adams 17.Pat R 6.Larry… Continue reading WEEKLY TANKA TUESDAY POETRY CHALLENGE STARS | #SYNONYMSONLY

Carrot Ranch Rodeos

The Results ARe IN For the Winner of the Carrot Ranch Double Ennead Poetry Challenge

For this year’s rodeo, I created a special poetry form called the Double Ennead. The word Ennead means nine, and a double nine is ninety-nine! Carrot Ranch is famous for 99-word flash fiction. Finally, the ranch has its own syllabic poetry form written in 99 syllables! The Double Ennead comprised five lines with a syllable count of… Continue reading The Results ARe IN For the Winner of the Carrot Ranch Double Ennead Poetry Challenge

Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenges

#TANKATUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 202, #SYNONYMSONLY

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! This week, Kat Myrman, from Like Mercury Colliding, selected the words: Imagine & Gratitude On the Monday before the next challenge, I'll select a poem and share it on my blog as part of the Weekly Poetry Challenge Stars. Whoever I pick will choose the words for next month's challenge! For… Continue reading #TANKATUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 202, #SYNONYMSONLY

Tanka Tuesday Poetry Stars

WEEKLY TANKA TUESDAY POETRY CHALLENGE STARS | #Poetschoice

What an exciting week it has been. The American election process is almost over, and we have a President Elect Biden, and the first WOMAN Vice President Elect, Kamala Harris! I'm proud to be an American, again. My news pales in comparison. The gypsy's are on the move once again. After an interesting series of… Continue reading WEEKLY TANKA TUESDAY POETRY CHALLENGE STARS | #Poetschoice