Prior Years Poetry Stars

#TankaTuesday #Poetry Stars No. 262 | #ThemePrompt: Transitions

Some Monday's I just have to laugh at myself. I forgot the challenge post number and the rest of the title in this post. It's updated now! 😜 Welcome to our weekly poetry stars' celebration. This week’s challenge was to write our choice of syllabic poem, using the theme of transitions. We were to use a… Continue reading #TankaTuesday #Poetry Stars No. 262 | #ThemePrompt: Transitions

Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenges

#TANKATUESDAY Weekly #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 262, 2/22/22, #THEMEPROMPT

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! Are you ready for a #TankaTuesday theme prompt? Ken Gierke (Rivrvlogr) from last month's challenge picked the theme: TRANSITIONS Merriam-Webster has several definitions for the word transitions, found HERE. Learning how to write poetry featuring a theme is good practice for poets who'd like to submit their poetry to journals and… Continue reading #TANKATUESDAY Weekly #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 262, 2/22/22, #THEMEPROMPT

Prior Years Poetry Stars

#TankaTuesday #Poetry Stars No. 261 | #PhotoPrompt

Welcome to our weekly poetry stars' celebration. This week’s challenge was to write our choice of syllabic poem, from the cheat sheet or a syllabic form from the Poetscollective.org using the image below: The image for this week’s photo prompt is from Pixabay.com, compliments of “Pretty sleepy.” Many thanks to everyone who joined in below: 1.ladyleemanila 10.Eugenia 19.Kerfe 2.ben… Continue reading #TankaTuesday #Poetry Stars No. 261 | #PhotoPrompt

Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenges

#TANKATUESDAY Weekly #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 261, 2/15/22 #PHOTOPROMPT

WELCOME TO #TANKATUESDAY! Diana Peach selected the image for this week's photo prompt. It’s an image from Pixabay.com, compliments of "Pretty sleepy." Remember, we can see what’s in the image, so write your poem using the image as an inspiration. Don’t just describe what you see in the image. Use your imagination. Open your third eye… Continue reading #TANKATUESDAY Weekly #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 261, 2/15/22 #PHOTOPROMPT

Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenges

#TankaTuesday #Poetry Stars No. 260 | #Abhanga

Welcome to our weekly poetry stars' celebration. This week’s challenge was to write an Abhanga poem, which is 6-6-6-4, with an end rhyme scheme of abbc. "Abhanga, “the completion” is a stanzaic form commonly used for devotional poetic composition although it has also been used for cynicism, satire and reflective moods. It was popular from the… Continue reading #TankaTuesday #Poetry Stars No. 260 | #Abhanga

Meet the Poet

Meet the Poet: Jude Itakali

Welcome to Meet the Poet, a Word Craft Poetry feature written to introduce you to the poets in our writing community. This is a way to get to know more about the poet and their work. Did you know many of our poets are accomplished fiction and non-fiction authors? Some of our poets are also… Continue reading Meet the Poet: Jude Itakali

Word Weaving Poetry Journal

Just a Quick Note…

I have deleted the Word Weaving Poetry Journal site. The domain was up for renewal and since I've made the journal biennial, there is no reason to have a separate site. I've merged that blog into wordcraftpoetry.com. You will find the links to the journal information on the main menu or HERE. Stay tuned... I'll… Continue reading Just a Quick Note…

Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenges

#TankaTuesday 2/8/22 #Poetry Challenge No. 260, #SpecificForm: Abhanga

WELCOME TO #TANKATUESDAY! The form is: Abhanga Here's a quick review of form: We write Abhanga in any number of 4-line stanzas with 6-6-6-4 syllables each. L2 and L3 rhyme. The end rhyme scheme is abbc. It is customary to title your poetry. I illustrated one stanza below: 6 a 6 b 6 b 4… Continue reading #TankaTuesday 2/8/22 #Poetry Challenge No. 260, #SpecificForm: Abhanga

Prior Years Poetry Stars

#TankaTuesday #Poetry Stars No. 259 | #ColorPoetry

Welcome to our weekly poetry stars' celebration. This week’s challenge was to write our choice of syllabic poem, including a color, using a form from the cheat sheet or a syllabic form from the Poetscollective.org. Many thanks to everyone who joined in below: 1.ben Alexander10.Elizabeth19.wildchild472.https:// willowdot21. wordpress. com11.Reena Saxena20.Gwen Plano3.s. s.12.anita dawes21.Colleen Chesebro4.Trent McDonald13.Jane Aguiar22.Donna… Continue reading #TankaTuesday #Poetry Stars No. 259 | #ColorPoetry

Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenges

#TankaTuesday Weekly Poetry Challenge No. 259: #Tastetherainbow-Color Poetry

Hello everyone. This week, choose your own syllabic form and color to feature in your syllabic poem. If the form is from the #TankaTuesday Cheat sheet, let us know so we know where to look for directions. If it's a new form, share how to write it and where you found the instructions. Think about… Continue reading #TankaTuesday Weekly Poetry Challenge No. 259: #Tastetherainbow-Color Poetry