#TANKATUESDAY Weekly #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 282, 7/26/22, #THEMEPROMPT

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! Here we are for another #TankaTuesday poetry challenge! Are you ready for a theme prompt? Harmony selected this month's theme. This month's theme is: "The Longest Day" Here are some sites that will help you write your poetry and count syllables: Not sure how to write syllabic poetry? READ THIS FIRST: How to … Continue reading #TANKATUESDAY Weekly #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 282, 7/26/22, #THEMEPROMPT

#TankaTuesday #Poetry Stars No. 281 | #PhotoPrompt, #Ekphrastic

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. Many thanks to everyone who joined in below: 1.Reena Saxena7.Jules13.Ruth Klein2.willowdot218.theindieshe14.D.G. Kaye3.ben Alexander9.Yvette M Calleiro15.kittysverses4.Gwen Plano10.Goutam Dutta16.Margaret 215.Balroop Singh11.Selma17.Mayuri Srivastava6.The Versesmith12.Annette Rochelle Aben18.You're next! … Continue reading #TankaTuesday #Poetry Stars No. 281 | #PhotoPrompt, #Ekphrastic

#TankaTuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 281, 7/19/22 #Ekphrastic #PhotoPrompt

WELCOME TO #TANKATUESDAY! This challenge explores Ekphrastic poetry, inspired by visual art or photographs. Willow provided the photo for this month's challenge. Now, we can see this is a statue, so get creative and think about what this statue could represent. Think about imagery and symbolism... then select a form and craft your poem! © … Continue reading #TankaTuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 281, 7/19/22 #Ekphrastic #PhotoPrompt

⭐️#TankaTuesday #Poetry Stars No. 280, #SpecificForm: Lanturne or Lanterne

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. It's been a crazy week! Our bathroom renovations are coming along nicely. The contractor is working hard to get this job done. On top … Continue reading ⭐️#TankaTuesday #Poetry Stars No. 280, #SpecificForm: Lanturne or Lanterne

#TankaTuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 280, 7/12/22, #SpecificForm: Lanturne or Lanterne

WELCOME TO #TANKATUESDAY! Last month, I asked Lisa, the VerseSmith to select a syllabic form for us to learn more about. Her choice was the lanturne or lanterne. The lanturne is a kind of shape poetry. Many say it originated from Japan, but I found no evidence to support that claim. The lanturne is a … Continue reading #TankaTuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 280, 7/12/22, #SpecificForm: Lanturne or Lanterne

#TankaTuesday #Poetry Stars No. 279 | #Color/Weather Syllabic Poetry

What a wild couple of weeks it's been. The new floors are in! Both of the upstairs bathrooms will be gutted and replaced, starting today. So, if I appear distracted, I probably am! I can shut my door while the worst of the tear out takes place, so that will help. I will post the … Continue reading #TankaTuesday #Poetry Stars No. 279 | #Color/Weather Syllabic Poetry

My First Podcast: Tea, Toast, & Trivia with Rebecca Budd

Hello everyone! I've got some exciting news. My friend, Rebecca Budd, invited me to her podcast called Tea, Toast, & Trivia at https://teatoasttrivia.com/. While you're at it, this blog is wonderful to follow. You'll meet new friends here... I guarantee it! I've shared the link to the podcast below. I hope you'll have a listen. … Continue reading My First Podcast: Tea, Toast, & Trivia with Rebecca Budd

#TankaTuesday Weekly Poetry Challenge No. 279: #Tastetherainbow-Color/Weather Poetry

Hello everyone. Happy JULY! I'm thrilled to see everyone once again! I need a vacation from my vacation! The second-floor flooring has all been replaced. No more yucky old carpet. I've got a break for a week and then the contractor begins work on the two bathrooms. It's a busy summer! Now, let's get back … Continue reading #TankaTuesday Weekly Poetry Challenge No. 279: #Tastetherainbow-Color/Weather Poetry