#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)

#Poetry #Book #Reviews: “Slices of Soul: A Collection of Contemporary Poetry,” by Harmony Kent @harmony_kent

Your Next Poetry Book Read! https://read.amazon.com/kp/embed?asin=B00VVMBEWY&preview=newtab&linkCode=kpe&ref_=cm_sw_r_kb_dp_FTB2628SCAA1EE9JMN82&tag=colleencheseb-20 From the Author Slices of Soul is a collection of contemporary poetry from author Harmony Kent that will both delight and call for deeper reflection. ‘Phantoms’ gives a gritty account of pain that you can never catch. ‘Enough’ expresses the contentment of Zen. ‘Diamonds’ shows the beauty to be … Continue reading #Poetry #Book #Reviews: “Slices of Soul: A Collection of Contemporary Poetry,” by Harmony Kent @harmony_kent

#TANKATUESDAY Weekly #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 244 #EKPHRASTIC #PHOTOPROMPT

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! WordPress has done it again! They've retired a bunch of themes and mine was one of them. There isn't much selection out there anymore for anyone unless you want a one page theme. There are NO premium themes anymore. Now, all you pay extra for is CSS codes, which I've saved … Continue reading #TANKATUESDAY Weekly #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 244 #EKPHRASTIC #PHOTOPROMPT

#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”

#Poetry #Book #Reviews: “Sheep on the Somme, A World War I Pictures & Poetry Project,” by Frank Prem, @frank_prem

Your Next Poetry Book Read! I've created a spot here on Word Craft Poetry for poetry book reviews. You'll find this new category listed in the Navigation menu at the left of the blog. I'll try to review a couple of books a month. Stay tuned. Amazon.com (Hardcover or Paperback only) From the Author In … Continue reading #Poetry #Book #Reviews: “Sheep on the Somme, A World War I Pictures & Poetry Project,” by Frank Prem, @frank_prem

#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

D.G.Kaye’s Sunday Book Review – Word Craft: Prose & Poetry by Colleen Chesebro

D.G. Kaye wrote a lovely review for Word Craft: Prose & Poetry. I'd appreciate it if you stop by and read the rest of the review. Please share. Thank you. My 5 Star Review:If you’re a lover of poetry and are interested in learning how to write syllabic poetry, or even just as a reader … Continue reading D.G.Kaye’s Sunday Book Review – Word Craft: Prose & Poetry by Colleen Chesebro

#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