WordPress Woes #2

So, here is what I learned from WordPress... "Looking over your comment settings here, I am seeing that you have it so that visitors can leave comments without filling out their email or name. To change this, you will want to go to: https://wordpress.com/settings/discussion/ your blog → Turn on "Comment author must fill out name … Continue reading WordPress Woes #2

WordPress Woes

I don't know about you, my dear friends, but I've had plenty of odd "ghost in the machine" moments with WordPress lately. I know the editor was updated again. 🙄 Since I updated to WordPress Pro, I'm considered to be wordpress.com and wordpress.org—both at the same time. There was updating there as well. Read this: … Continue reading WordPress Woes

TankaTuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 285, 8/18/22 #Ekphrastic #PhotoPrompt

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! This challenge explores Ekphrastic poetry, inspired by visual art or photographs. Reena provided a piece of her artwork for this month's challenge. There's plenty of imagery in her art, and it's a great inspiration to write your poem. Remember what you've learned about the psychology of color in your poetry. Write … Continue reading TankaTuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 285, 8/18/22 #Ekphrastic #PhotoPrompt

#TankaTuesday #Poetry Stars No. 284 – #SpecificForm: 4/11

Welcome to our weekly poetry stars' celebration. Yvette selected this week’s challenge. We were to write our syllabic poem using the 4/11 syllabic form created by Gwen Plano. I was so pleased to see so many of you embrace this form. It just goes to show that syllabic poetry doesn't have to be difficult to write. … Continue reading #TankaTuesday #Poetry Stars No. 284 – #SpecificForm: 4/11

TankaTuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 284, 8/9/22, #SpecificForm: 4-11

WELCOME TO #TANKATUESDAY! Last month, I asked Yvette Calleiro to select a syllabic form for us to learn more about. Her choice was a form that Gwen Plano created, called the 4-11. You can find her 4-11 form HERE. FAST FACTS Gwen says the 4-11 is a stanza of eleven lines, four syllables each line. … Continue reading TankaTuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 284, 8/9/22, #SpecificForm: 4-11

#TankaTuesday #Poetry Stars No. 283 | #TastetheRainbow, Chakra Color Poetry

Welcome to our weekly poetry stars' celebration. This week’s challenge was to write our choice of syllabic poem, using a chakra color. We could use a form from the cheat sheet or a syllabic form from the Poetscollective.org. Many thanks to everyone who joined in below: 1.Sylvia Cognac7.Gwen Plano13.Colleen Chesebro2.ben Alexander8.Cheryl14.Pat3.Balroop Singh9.anitadawesauthor@ btinternet. com15.Annette Rochelle Aben4.Harmony Kent10.Jules16.Reena5.Eugenia11.Vashti Quiroz- Vega17. You're … Continue reading #TankaTuesday #Poetry Stars No. 283 | #TastetheRainbow, Chakra Color Poetry

#TankaTuesday Weekly Poetry Challenge No. 283: #Tastetherainbow-“Chakra” Color Poetry

Hello everyone. Happy August! This week for #TankaTuesday, choose your own syllabic form and a chakra color to feature in your poem. If the form is from the #TankaTuesday cheat sheet, let us know so we know where to look for directions. If it's a new form, share how to write it and where you … Continue reading #TankaTuesday Weekly Poetry Challenge No. 283: #Tastetherainbow-“Chakra” Color Poetry

#TankaTuesday #Poetry Stars No. 282, #ThemePrompt: “The Longest Day”

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.Harmony Kent7.ben Alexander13.theindieshe2.Reena Saxena8.I deleted Margaret's extra link14.Margaret 213.willowdot219.D. L. Finn15.Mayuri Srivastava4.Gwen Plano10.Annette Rochelle Aben16.Ruth Klein5.Cheryl11.Jules17.Jane … Continue reading #TankaTuesday #Poetry Stars No. 282, #ThemePrompt: “The Longest Day”

#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