Word Weaving: A Word Craft Journal of Syllabic Verse: #1 New Release in Japanese Poetry & Haiku

Jules and I are pleased to announce that Word Weaving (still in preorder status) is listed as the number ONE new release in Japanese Poetry & Haiku on Amazon. Friday, October 1st, 2021, is fast approaching! I have submitted the print version of the book for review to Amazon. It will be available for purchase … Continue reading Word Weaving: A Word Craft Journal of Syllabic Verse: #1 New Release in Japanese Poetry & Haiku

#TANKATUESDAY Weekly #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 245, #THEMEPROMPT

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! We're celebrating the 5th Birthday of #TankaTuesday! Join in and write some syllabic poetry! It's the fourth week of the month! Are you ready for a theme prompt? Eugi (Franci Hoffman) from last month's challenge picked the theme: This month's theme is: The Harvest Moon On the Monday before the next … Continue reading #TANKATUESDAY Weekly #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 245, #THEMEPROMPT

#TankaTuesday #Poetry Stars No. 244 | Ekphrastic #PhotoPrompt (Happy Birthday Tanka Tuesday)

Welcome to our weekly poetry stars' celebration. This week’s challenge was to write a poem using the lithograph selected by Merril D. Smith 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 … Continue reading #TankaTuesday #Poetry Stars No. 244 | Ekphrastic #PhotoPrompt (Happy Birthday Tanka Tuesday)

#TankaTuesday #Poetry Stars No. 243 | Synonyms Only: “Family & Peace”

Welcome to our weekly poetry stars' celebration. Many thanks to Ruth Klein's Scribbles for choosing the words this week. This week’s challenge was to choose synonyms for the words, “family & peace,” 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 … Continue reading #TankaTuesday #Poetry Stars No. 243 | Synonyms Only: “Family & Peace”

#TankaTuesday Weekly #Poetry Challenge No. 243, #SynonymsOnly

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! Are you ready to choose some syllables to use in your syllabic poetry this week? Ruth, from RuthKlein's Scribbles, selected your two words: Family & Peace On the Monday recap, I'll select someone to choose next month's theme. For this poetry challenge, you can write your poem in the forms defined … Continue reading #TankaTuesday Weekly #Poetry Challenge No. 243, #SynonymsOnly

#TankaTuesday #Poetry Stars No. 242 | Poet’s Choice

Welcome to our weekly poetry stars' celebration. This week’s challenge was everyone's favorite: Poet's Choice! I asked you to write your poetry 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 … Continue reading #TankaTuesday #Poetry Stars No. 242 | Poet’s Choice

#TANKATUESDAY WEEKLY POETRY CHALLENGE No 242: #POET’S CHOICE

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 poetry form, theme, words, images, etc. It’s up to you! On the first of the month, you can now experiment with freestyle poetry, as long as you also … Continue reading #TANKATUESDAY WEEKLY POETRY CHALLENGE No 242: #POET’S CHOICE