Month: June 2022

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The Word Craft Syllabic Poetry Contest Has Ended

If you’re reading this… the Syllabic Poetry Contest has ended. It’s now, June 27, 2022, and I’m on vacation for an entire week! See you on Tuesday, July 5th, for a new #TankaTuesday Poetry Challenge. The results of the contest will be announced on July 13, 2022. The three winners will be notified by email. …

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The Word Craft Poetry Syllabic Poetry Contest: #TankaProse

Happy Summer Solstice! Welcome to the Word Craft Poetry Syllabic Poetry Contest held to honor the Summer Solstice. Last year, JulesPaige and I sponsored the first Word Weaving Poetry Journal. It was a great success. As promised, the royalties from the sale of the journal from 2021 go toward three prizes of $35.00 for 1st …

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⭐️#TankaTuesday #Poetry Stars No. 278 | #SpecificForm: tanka prose

Welcome to our weekly poetry stars’ celebration. This week’s challenge was to write tanka prose. There is a ton of information in this post. Please READ through to the end. We’re coming up on the six-year anniversary of #TankaTuesday in August, and I’m sure by now everyone knows how to craft their own tanka prose. REMEMBER… …

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☀️The Word Craft Syllabic Poetry Contest is Coming…☀️

The Summer Solstice, also known as the longest day of the year, falls on June 21st. In the Northern Hemisphere, this event will occur at 5:14am Eastern, on Tuesday June 21st.To mark this auspicious occasion, Word Craft Poetry presents its first syllabic poetry contest. Sign up below for my daily blog email to stay in …

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COLLEEN’S #BOOK #REVIEWS “Tell Me a Story: in 99 words,” BY AUTHOR, Annette Rochelle Aben, @YouAreTheExpert

Featuring Your Next Weekend Read! About this Book It has been a desire of mine since I was a young person to write stories. I had to start somewhere, so I chose to start by writing very short stories.That bring said, I welcome you to a collection of short stories, very short stories as each …

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#TankaTuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 278, #SpecificForm: tanka prose

WELCOME TO #TANKATUESDAY! Last month, I asked Gwen Plano to select a syllabic form for us to learn more about. I didn’t hear from her, so I hope you don’t mind if I chose tanka prose as our form to work with this month. To be fair, I’ve had issues with Gmail lately. I don’t …

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“Poetic Spell-Craft”: Quadrille

The dVerse Poet’s Pub Challenge: “Sanaa here, aka adashofsunny, and once again it’s time for my favorite of all prompts, the Quadrille. This feisty little poem is an invention of our own design: precisely 44 words (not counting the title) including the word that we provide.” Today, I’d like you to ponder upon the word …

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#TankaTuesday #Poetry Stars No. 276 | #TastetheRainbow-Color Poetry

Welcome to our weekly poetry stars’ celebration. This week’s challenge was to write our choice of syllabic poem, using a form from the cheat sheet or a syllabic form from the Poetscollective.org, featuring a color. Many thanks to everyone who joined in below: 1. Reena Saxena 10. Britta Benson 19. Kerfe 2. Sri 11. Eugenia 20. …

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Litha, The Summer Solstice, #ButterflyCinquain

Litha red flames flicker longest day of the year we honor death, rebirth, and change Magick our Summer Solstice blessings flow let go—learn acceptance abide in the moment We know Litha, the Summer Solstice, is called the festival of fire. June 21st is the longest day of the year. The Sun is at its full …

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“The Fairy Stone,” 99-word Story

June 6, 2022, Carrot Ranch prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story that features stone-stacking. How does the activity fit into a story? Who is involved? What is the tone? Do the stones have special meaning? Go where the prompt leads! Submit by June 11, 2022. “Grandmother, what’s the stone with …

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