#TankaTuesday #Poetry Stars No. 289 |#SpecificForm: Shadorma

Welcome to our weekly poetry stars' celebration. For this week’s challenge, Jules selected the shadorma. The Shadorma comprises a six-line stanza (or sestet). Each stanza is written as 3-5-3-3-7-5 for a total of 26 syllables with no set rhyme scheme. When writing a Shadorma, I concentrate on a specific subject. Shadorma need a title. Many thanks to everyone who … Continue reading #TankaTuesday #Poetry Stars No. 289 |#SpecificForm: Shadorma

#TankaTuesday #Poetry Stars No. 288 |#TasteTheRainbow Color Poetry

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.ladyleemanila9.Gwen Plano17.ben Alexander2.Reena Saxena10.The Versesmith18.Kerfe3.Jude11.Cheryl19.Laura McHarrie4.willowdot2112.Jules20.Roberta Eaton Cheadle5.Sylvia Cognac13.sangeetha21.Ruth Klein6.Britta Benson14.Colleen Chesebro22.You're next!7.Balroop Singh15.D. L. Finn  8.Ritu … Continue reading #TankaTuesday #Poetry Stars No. 288 |#TasteTheRainbow Color Poetry

#TankaTuesday #Poetry Stars No. 287 |#ShareYourDay

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 this week's challenge! 💜 💚 💛 1.Reena Saxena8.Cheryl15.Colleen Chesebro2.Britta Benson9.Paula Light16.Tina Stewart Brakebill3.Jude10.Jules17.Chel Owens4.kittysverses11.Sylvia Cognac18.Ruth Klein5.willowdot2112.Gwen Plano19.Kerfe6.Ritu … Continue reading #TankaTuesday #Poetry Stars No. 287 |#ShareYourDay

#TankaTuesday #Poetry Stars No. 286 |#ThemePrompt

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 using the theme of "Lessons from Nature," suggested by Sarah. Happy Birthday Tanka Tuesday! On August 27th, we've completed our sixth year of writing … Continue reading #TankaTuesday #Poetry Stars No. 286 |#ThemePrompt

#TankaTuesday #Poetry Stars No. 285 | #Ekphrastic #photoPrompt

Just a few notes: It looks like I've settled all my WP issues with a return to WP.com. I've also returned to my MAC roots with the Safari browser. That seems to have calmed everything down as well. Safari is a slower browser, but as my Mac ages, it might be better. We shall see. … Continue reading #TankaTuesday #Poetry Stars No. 285 | #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 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 #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 #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 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