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 Word Craft Syllabic Poetry Contest results on July 13, 2022. This is a busy and exciting week!

This is the media room
This is the loft/yoga room (still a work in progress)

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. I asked everyone to use a color and a bit of weather to make our poetry interesting.

Many thanks to everyone who joined in below:

1.Reena Saxena10.Donna Matthews19.Echoes of the soul
2.anita dawes11.Harmony Kent20.Goutam Dutta
3.ladyleemanila12.ben Alexander21.Kerfe
4.kittysverses13.Balroop Singh22.Selma
5.The Versesmith14.Ruth Klein23.Sri
6.Britta Benson15.Jane Aguiar24.sally cronin
7.Cheryl16.D. L. Finn25.Colleen Chesebro
8.willowdot2117.Jules26.Paula Light
9.Annette Rochelle Aben18.Yvette M Calleiro 

I think everyone missed writing syllabic poetry! I know color poetry is a favorite and with the addition of weather in our poetry; the imagery was extra special. It was fun to see photos of where you live, as well. We’re all from around the globe. It’s like going on a picturesque, poetic journey with you all.

Here are a few that caught my attention:

Reena shares a poem about a monsoon.

Britta shares How to measure space-time on summer holidays.

Sally shares a crown cinquain called Drought.

See you tomorrow for the new challenge!

30 thoughts on “#TankaTuesday #Poetry Stars No. 279 | #Color/Weather Syllabic Poetry

  1. The interiors are looking great Colleen, I hope you survive all the noise and upheaval, we are all sending you calming vibes! It will all be worth it when you are done!
    Lovely poems from everyone this week. Oh! Colleen so glad you are back 💜💜

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