Monthly Archives: July 2021

#TANKATUESDAY WEEKLY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 236, #THEMEPROMPT

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! It’s the fourth week of the month! Are you ready for a theme prompt? Donna Matthews from D J Ranch.org last month’s challenge picked the theme: This month’s theme is: EXPEDITION READ: How to Write a Theme Poem There are some great tips that you can apply to write syllabic poetry. On the Monday before the

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#TANKATUESDAY #POETRY STARS | #PhotoPrompt no. 235

Welcome to our weekly poetry stars celebration. This week’s challenge was to write your poetry based on the photo below, provided by Annette Rochelle Aben, using one of these forms: haiku, senryu, haiga, tanka, gogyohka, haibun, tanka prose, renga, solo renga, chōka, cinquain, and its variations, Etheree, nonet, shadorma, Badger hexastich, Abhanga, diatelle, the Kerf poetry, and any of the syllabic forms

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#TANKATUESDAY WEEKLY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 235 #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). Annette Rochelle Aben from last month’s challenge has provided the photo for this month’s challenge. Remember, it’s not so much about describing what’s in the photo. Look beyond the obvious to find new meaning.

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#TANKATUESDAY #POETRY STARS – #SynonymsOnly

Welcome to our weekly poetry stars celebration. This week’s challenge was to choose synonyms for the words, “green & morass,” using one of these forms: haiku, senryu, haiga, tanka, gogyohka, haibun, tanka prose, renga, solo renga, chōka, cinquain, and its variations, Etheree, nonet, shadorma, Badger hexastich, Abhanga, diatelle, the Kerf poetry, and any of the syllabic forms from the Poetscollective.org. Many thanks to

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July 15th is the Last Day to Submit!

Originally posted on 📝Word Weaving📝:
Time moves quickly when you’re having fun! On May 15, 2021, JulesPaige and I introduced poets to Word Weaving, A Word Craft Journal of Syllabic Verse. https://media.giphy.com/media/3ohzdWsUVRcZC2L7Ms/giphy.gif This first edition’s theme was dedicated to the Moons of Autumn. We asked for submissions of haiku, senryu, haiga, gogyohka, tanka, tanka prose, haibun, cinquain poetry including any…

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#TANKATUESDAY WEEKLY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 234, #SYNONYMSONLY

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! Welcome! I’ve got great news. I think it’s time we spread our poetry wings! From now on, you can write your syllabic poetry from one of the forms on the Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge Cheatsheet or from Poetscollective.org! That means you can write and create all different kinds of syllabic poetry for our challenges. If it’s

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#TANKATUESDAY #POETRY STARS | Poets choice

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, chōka, cinquain, and its variations, Etheree, nonet, shadorma, Badger hexastich, Abhanga, diatelle, & the Kerf poetry. The optional form instructions are here. (There is no capitalization

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#TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 233, #POET’SCHOICE

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! You guys have been killing it in the poetry department!! 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! WAIT… Are you looking for inspiration for your syllabic poetry? Find an image on Pixabay.com or experiment with

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#TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY STARS – Specific Form: Create Your Own Syllabic Poetry Form

Welcome to our weekly poetry stars celebration. It’s the fifth Tuesday of the month! This is our chance to work with a specific syllabic poetry form. But let’s do something different this time… First, choose your favorite syllabic poetry form. Write your poem. Next, give your poem some different characteristics to make it something different. You can change the syllable count,

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