#TANKA TUESDAY Weekly #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 209, Last challenge of 2020

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! For the LAST poetry challenge of 2020, I want you to write a poem about hope, using your favorite poetry form (it doesn't have to be syllabic). Please make these poems inspirational to others. No negativity and No politics! We've all had enough politics to last us another lifetime. After you've … Continue reading #TANKA TUESDAY Weekly #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 209, Last challenge of 2020

TANKA TUESDAY POETRY CHALLENGE STARS | Theme Challenge: Holiday Traditions ~ Cinquain

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! Last I week I challenged all of you to write a holiday themed cinquain poem with a syllable count of 2/4/6/8/2. I'm so happy you shared your holiday traditions with us. Many thanks to everyone who joined in below: 1.Padre 9.Jules (flash fiction) 17.Ruth 2.Jude 10.The Versesmith 18.kittysverses 3.Ritu Bhathal 11.Kat 19.Kerfe Roig 4.theindieshe 12.Merril D. Smith 20.S. Anne Davis 5.Trent … Continue reading TANKA TUESDAY POETRY CHALLENGE STARS | Theme Challenge: Holiday Traditions ~ Cinquain

#TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 208, #THEMEPROMPT

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! Image by Biljana Jovanovic from Pixabay This weeks theme is: "Holiday Traditions" What is tradition? By definition, tradition is: The passing down of elements of a culture from generation to generation, especially by oral communication.A mode of thought or behavior followed by a people continuously from generation to generation; a custom … Continue reading #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 208, #THEMEPROMPT

TANKA TUESDAY POETRY CHALLENGE STARS | CHALLENGE NO. 207 #EKPHRASTIC #PHOTOPROMPT

Image by Vlad Vasnetsov from Pixabay In a few short weeks, Christmas has once again snuck up on us! Happy Holidays everyone. Congratulations to everyone who finds the time to jump into this challenge. I know many of us are alone for the holidays, so I want to let you know that I will have … Continue reading TANKA TUESDAY POETRY CHALLENGE STARS | CHALLENGE NO. 207 #EKPHRASTIC #PHOTOPROMPT

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

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! It's the third week of the month! Time for an Ekphrastic #PhotoPrompt This challenge explores Ekphrastic writing inspired by visual art (photographs). I've selected an image for this week's challenge. I've always loved watercolors. There is something special that speaks to me from the muted and surreal colors and brush strokes. … Continue reading WEEKLY #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 203. #EKPHRASTIC #PHOTOPROMPT

TANKA TUESDAY POETRY CHALLENGE STARS | SYNONYMS Only: Mingle & Drift

Kerfe Roig picked an impressive pair of words for us to work with this week for our #SynonymsOnly challenge: "mingle and drift." Here's everyone who joined in: 1.rogblog6668.The Versesmith15.Pat R2.Jude9.Cheryl16.Myrna3.willowdot2110.Padre17.Merril D. Smith4.Dave Madden11.Christine18.Kerfe Roig5.Trent McDonald12.anita dawes19.Ruth Scribbles6.Jules13.Aphrodite Beamish20.Colleen Chesebro7.Ritu Bhathal14.Donna Matthews   Remember, when you add your post to Mr. Linky, it needs to be the address … Continue reading TANKA TUESDAY POETRY CHALLENGE STARS | SYNONYMS Only: Mingle & Drift

#Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 206 #SynonymsOnly

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! This week, Kerfe Roig selected the words: "mingle and drift" PLEASE support the other poets by visiting blogs and leaving comments. Peer reviews help poets perfect their writing craft. Remember... sharing is caring. For Colleen’s Weekly Poetry Challenge, you can write your poem in the forms defined on the Poetry Challenge … Continue reading #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 206 #SynonymsOnly

TANKA TUESDAY POETRY CHALLENGE STARS | Poet’s Choice, No. 205

Many thanks to everyone who joined in this week. There was so much fabulous poetry! Here's everyone who joined in for the Poet's Choice for Tanka Tuesday: 1.Padre 10.D. L. Finn 19.Marsha Ingrao 2.Jude 11.willowdot21 20.Kat 3.Reena Saxena 12.Gwen Plano 21.s. s. 4.Trent McDonald 13.The Versesmith 22.Linda Lee Lyberg 5.Ken Gierke / rivrvlogr 14.Goutam Dutta 23.M J Mallon 6.Cheryl 15.anita dawes 24.theindieshe 7.Dave Madden 16.Aphrodite Beamish 25.Kerfe Roig 8.Ritu Bhathal 17.Ruth Scribbles 26.You're next!9.Jules 18.Donna Matthews    Check out the DIFFERENT syllabic … Continue reading TANKA TUESDAY POETRY CHALLENGE STARS | Poet’s Choice, No. 205

#TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 205, #POET’SCHOICE

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! As we enter December... let us give thanks for everything we're received this year. ❤ It's the first of the month and you know what that means! Word Crafters, choose your own syllabic poetry form, theme, words, images, etc. It's up to you! This opportunity only happens once a month! WAIT... … Continue reading #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 205, #POET’SCHOICE