In Memoriam: Sue Vincent

Sue Vincent It is with a heavy heart I share with you the passing of our friend and poet, Sue Vincent. Sue was a pillar in our poetic community, always ready to jump into a poetry challenge. And, most importantly, she was always there to offer a kind word of encouragement.Through the years, I'd come … Continue reading In Memoriam: Sue Vincent

#TANKA TUESDAY WEEKLY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 219, #SpecificForm

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! Welcome! New links added daily! Check out the NEW main menu item: Poetry Book Publishing Links to find poetry book publishing links, including links to literary journals and poetry magazines accepting submissions of poetry. If you know of a link to add to this list, let me know by email to tankatuesdaypoetry@gmail.com. ❤ … Continue reading #TANKA TUESDAY WEEKLY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 219, #SpecificForm

TANKA TUESDAY POETRY CHALLENGE STARS | #PhotoPrompt

Welcome to our weekly poetry stars celebration. This week’s challenge was to choose synonyms for the words, “loose and tight,” using one of these forms: Haiku, Senryu, Haiga, Tanka, Gogyohka, Haibun, Tanka Prose, Renga, Solo-Renga, Cinquain, and its variations, Etheree, Nonet, Shadorma, Badger Hexastich (hexastich for short), and Abhanga. Remember… the first of the month you can … Continue reading TANKA TUESDAY POETRY CHALLENGE STARS | #PhotoPrompt

#TANKA TUESDAY WEEKLY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 218 #EKPHRASTIC #PHOTOPROMPT

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! Welcome! Check out the main menu item: Poetry Book Publishing Links to find poetry book publishing links, including links to literary journals and poetry magazines accepting submissions of poetry. I update these links (sometimes daily) as I find more publishing opportunities. If you know of a link to add to this list, let … Continue reading #TANKA TUESDAY WEEKLY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 218 #EKPHRASTIC #PHOTOPROMPT

Announcing the WINNERS of the Sue Vincent Rodeo Classic

Shared from Carrot Ranch.com: When the Rodeo came to town, Rough Writers from around the world answered the call. You came, you sat in the saddle, you rode the bull, and you joined the parade. Most important, you were inspired by our wonderful friend, Sue Vincent. Sue has been battling terminal cancer, and we’re thrilled that … Continue reading Announcing the WINNERS of the Sue Vincent Rodeo Classic

#TANKA TUESDAY POETRY STARS | Theme prompt: Immortality

Welcome to our weekly poetry stars celebration. This week’s challenge was to write about "immortality" using one of these forms: Haiku, Senryu, Haiga, Tanka, Gogyohka, Haibun, Tanka Prose, Renga, Solo-Renga, Cinquain, and its variations, Etheree, Nonet, Shadorma, Badger Hexastich (hexastich for short), and Abhanga. The Diatelle form is also an option. Remember… the first of the month … Continue reading #TANKA TUESDAY POETRY STARS | Theme prompt: Immortality

#TANKA TUESDAY WEEKLY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 217, #THEMEPROMPT

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! Welcome! Check out the NEW main menu item: Poetry Book Publishing Links to find poetry book publishing links, including links to literary journals and poetry magazines accepting submissions of poetry. If you know of a link to add to this list, let me know by email to tankatuesdaypoetry@gmail.com. ❤ It's the fourth week … Continue reading #TANKA TUESDAY WEEKLY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 217, #THEMEPROMPT

TANKA TUESDAY POETRY CHALLENGE STARS | #Synonyms Only: “Eager & Hope”

Welcome to our weekly poetry stars celebration. This week’s challenge words were selected by Sally Cronin who chose the words, “eager & hope." Using one of these forms: Haiku, Senryu, Haiga, Tanka, Gogyohka, Haibun, Tanka Prose, Renga, Solo-Renga, Cinquain, and its variations, Etheree, Nonet, Shadorma, Badger Hexastich (hexastich for short), and Abhanga we found synonyms for the … Continue reading TANKA TUESDAY POETRY CHALLENGE STARS | #Synonyms Only: “Eager & Hope”

#TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 216 #SYNONYMSONLY

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! DON'T FORGET TO CHANGE YOUR CLOCKS NEXT SATURDAY! SPRING FORWARD ON MARCH 14th! Welcome! Check out the NEW main menu item: Poetry Book Publishing Links to find poetry book publishing links, including links to literary journals and poetry magazines accepting submissions of poetry. If you know of a link to add to this … Continue reading #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 216 #SYNONYMSONLY

#TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE STARS | #Poets choice

Welcome to our weekly poetry stars celebration. This first of the month challenge continues to be one of the most creative each month! I marveled at all the different forms you tried. Bravo! Maybe I should make poet's choice available each week? I loved your poetry and the introductions to the new forms. I've shared a … Continue reading #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE STARS | #Poets choice