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

April is National Poetry Month | How Will You Celebrate?

April 2021 marks the 25th annual celebration of poets and poetry! Join me and write a poem a day for thirty days! National Poetry Month, a celebration of poetry which takes place each April, was introduced in 1996 and is organized by the Academy of American Poets as a way to increase awareness and appreciation of poetry in the … Continue reading April is National Poetry Month | How Will You Celebrate?

#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

#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