#TankaTuesday Weekly #Syllabic #Poetry Challenge No. 311, 3/14/23


短歌 火曜日

In case you missed last week’s poetry, here are the poet’s links from the 3/14/23 Photo Prompt challenge:

1.Echoes of the soul 10.Britta Benson 19.Mark Bozeman
2.ladyleemanila 11.Luanne Castle 20.Padre
3.willowdot21 12.Cheryl 21.AJ
4.ben Alexander 13.Jules 22.Yvette M Calleiro
5.sangeetha 14.Kerfe 23.Ruth Klein
6.Ken Hume 15.Li/ Lisa 24.Lesley Scoble
7.Gwen Plano 16.Selma 25.Roberta Eaton Cheadle
8.Paula Light 17.Balroop Singh 26.Colleen Chesebro
9.Reena Saxena 18.kittysverses 27.Laura McHarrie

This week’s challenge is Synonyms Only. That means you must select synonyms for the two words below. Submit by March 19, 2023.

Click the links to find synonyms!

spring & green

(any definition of the words)

REMEMBER… if you write a freestyle poem, please INCLUDE your syllabic poem on the same post. Look for interesting ways to connect to the two forms, both in meaning and visually.

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 Craft Syllabic Poetry

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Word Craft: Prose & Poetry – The Art of Crafting Syllabic Poetry

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36 thoughts on “#TankaTuesday Weekly #Syllabic #Poetry Challenge No. 311, 3/14/23”

  1. […] for Colleen’s Tanka Tuesday Challenge #311: Synonyms Only. This week we must find synonyms for the words “spring” and “green.” I’ve delved into a variety of different words – using colours, changing tenses, finding some new and delicious treats – like pullulate and saltation. I’ve considered the changing of the seasons, how Time and Nature never rushes; I’ve pulled ideas from different senses, like movement and taste, and I’ve been examining different landscapes and how the elements transform our world and consequently, us. I’ve gone with FREE VERSE and then 17 syllables – ONE LINE HAIKU. […]


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