Notes from Colleen

The Terrible Poetry Contest

Have you ever heard of the TERRIBLE Poetry Contest? Chel Owens hosts this challenge. This kind of poetry is so fun to write... why do we have to be serious all the time? For this challenge, Chel wants you to write a terrible tanka! You've got this! Welcome to the biweekly Terrible Poetry Contest! This… Continue reading The Terrible Poetry Contest

Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenges

#TankaTuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 264, 3/8/22 #Create Your Own Syllabic Form

WELCOME TO #TANKATUESDAY! This week's form: Create Your Own Syllabic Poetry Form & Teach Us How to Write the Form HOWEVER... you cannot use a Japanese form as the basis of your new syllabic form. That means no haiku, senryu, tanka, haibun, tanka prose, chōka, renga, or gogyohka poetry forms. There are other Japanese poetry… Continue reading #TankaTuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 264, 3/8/22 #Create Your Own Syllabic Form