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. Thanks for being part of this wonderful poetry community. 💜 💚 💛

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About Colleen Chesebro: WordCraftPoetry

Colleen M. Chesebro is a Michigan Poet who loves crafting syllabic poetry, flash fiction, and creative fiction and nonfiction. Colleen sponsors a weekly syllabic poetry challenge, called #TankaTuesday, on where participants learn how to write traditional and current forms of syllabic poetry. A published author, Colleen is also an editor of “Word Weaving, a Word Craft Journal of Syllabic Verse, also found on Colleen’s mission is to bring the craft of writing syllabic poetry to anyone who thinks they can’t be a poet. Recently, she created the Double Ennead, a 99-syllable poetry form for the Carrot Ranch literary community at Colleen’s poetry has appeared in various anthologies and journals including “Hedgerow-a journal of small poems,” and “Poetry Treasures1 & 2” a collection of poetry from the poet/author guests of Robbie Cheadle on the “Treasuring Poetry” blog series on “Writing to be Read." Colleen published “Word Craft: Prose & Poetry, The Art of Crafting Syllabic Poetry,” which illustrates how to write various syllabic poetry forms used in her Tanka Tuesday challenges; and a collection of poetry, flash fiction, and short stories called, “Fairies, Myths & Magic: A Summer Celebration,” dedicated to the Summer Solstice. She contributed a short story called “The Changeling,” in the “Ghostly Rites Anthology 2020,” published by Plaisted Publishing House. Find Colleen at Word Craft: Prose & Poetry at
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  1. D.L. Finn, Author

    Have a wonderful vacation, Colleen xo

  2. Have a lovely holiday, Colleen 💕🙂

  3. Have a great holiday, Colleen, and good like to all the participants!

  4. Enjoy your vacation, Colleen!

  5. Enjoy, Colleen. Happy vacationing. You really deserve this. XoXo

  6. Be sure to take some time to relax. (K)

  7. Have a restful time!! ❤️🦋🧚🦋❤️

  8. Enjoy your blog break Sis. I know you’re plenty busy with the house <3

  9. Hope you are having a wonderful break Colleen 💜💜💜💜

  10. Have a wonderful break Colleen. <3 x

  11. I’m sorry I missed it, but I look forward to reading the winning poems. Good luck, everyone! 🙂

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