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 R
2.Jude9.Cheryl16.Myrna
3.willowdot2110.Padre17.Merril D. Smith
4.Dave Madden11.Christine18.Kerfe Roig
5.Trent McDonald12.anita dawes19.Ruth Scribbles
6.Jules13.Aphrodite Beamish20.Colleen Chesebro
7.Ritu Bhathal14.Donna Matthews  

Remember, when you add your post to Mr. Linky, it needs to be the address of your published post. The short link doesn’t work. I managed to find you through the ping-backs and corrected Mr. Linky.

Many heartfelt thanks to everyone who joined in. There were some great poems this week. YOU GUYS ARE

Check out Aphrodite Beamish’s shadorma. If there is anything we need more of, its humor.

I also enjoyed Kerfe Roig’s reverse nonet. Her art work was done on rice paper, which I think is spectacular. One of my favorite textures.

Merril D. Smith’s shadorma sequence is filled with the rich imagery of the first night of Hanukkah.

Jude’s crown cinquain showed great creativity by adding bits of prose between the cinquain stanzas. He says, “I write this so we may not judge all those who may not conform to society’s expectations of what life or love should be.

See you tomorrow for the new 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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22 Comments

  1. So many wonderful Poems, Sis! 💜

  2. Congratulations everyone. Hope all is good with you Colleen 💜

  3. Bravo to all that participated! Hope all is well with you, Colleen!💖

  4. Mine is not listed. Did
    I forget to use the link?

  5. Thanks for the mention Colleen. Some great poems! And good luck with the move! (K)

  6. Ooh, great set this week.

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