#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 written your poem, tell us why the specific form you chose is your favorite. Why does that form resonate with you? If it’s a new form, teach us how to write that specific form.

I’ll stop by and comment throughout the week as time allows. There will be NO recap post on Monday, January 4, 2021. Make sure and visit the other participant’s post through Mr. Linky or from the ping-backs on the challenge post.

Tanka Tuesday will resume on January 18, 2021.

Please sign up below for our weekly newsletter to stay in touch. I’ll see you all in Michigan! (Be aware that my time zone will change. In Michigan, I’ll be posting on Eastern Standard Time).

THE RULES

  • Write a poem about hope, using whatever form you wish. Post it on your blog.
  • Include a link back to the challenge in your post. (copy the URL: https:// address of this post into your post).
  • Copy your link into the Mr. Linky below (underlined with a hyperlink). You might have to delete your previous entry.
  • Please click the small checkbox on Mr. Linky about data protection.
  • Read and comment on some of your fellow poets’ work.
  • Like and leave a comment below if you choose to do so.

The screenshot below shows what Mr. Linky looks like inside. Add your name, and the URL of your post. Click the box about the privacy policy (It’s blue). As everyone adds their links to Mr. Linky, you can view the other submissions by clicking on the Mr. Linky link on the challenge post. All the links will show in the order of posting.

Find your poetry writing happy place!

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Now, have fun and write some poetry!


87 Comments on “#TANKA TUESDAY Weekly #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 209, Last challenge of 2020

  1. I hope your move to Michigan goes smoothly, Colleen:) Wishing you blessings and happiness in the new year and your new home. I’ll see what hope I have to offer. Perfect theme to end this year. Xo

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  6. I’ve been writing a serial. I could use this theme. But better yet I’m going to wait just a couple of days until I start double posting – So I can give your theme my full attention by itself.

    I don’t have a favorite form, but I have a tricky form that I’m going to try and put a positive spin on!

    Colleen, may your move be smooth and your unpacking be easy!! And may we all be celebrating Hope fulfilled in the New Year!! 🧡💛💚💙💜

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  11. Thank you, Colleen. What a perfect theme to end the year. I’ve added my contribution to the list. All the best to you as you move and settle in. May it be a time of great blessings. 💗

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