Tanka Tuesday Poetry Stars

#TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY STARS | #Theme Prompt: Your Favorite flower

The news is out! JulesPaige and I created a new publishing opportunity for syllabic poets! You can find samples of poetry here, and more information on submissions here. Word Weaving began as a creative experiment between two poetic friends, Colleen Chesebro and JulesPaige, birthed from our combined love for writing syllabic poetry on Word Craft: Prose… Continue reading #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY STARS | #Theme Prompt: Your Favorite flower

Tanka Tuesday Poetry Stars

#TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY STARS | #Ekphrastic #PhotoPrompt #222

Welcome to our weekly poetry stars celebration. This week’s challenge was to write your poetry based off of the photo that Anita Dawes provided using one of these forms: haiku, senryu, haiga, tanka, gogyohka, haibun, tanka prose, renga, solo renga, cinquain, and its variations, Etheree, nonet, shadorma, Badger hexastich, and Abhanga poetry. Sorry... I had to edit… Continue reading #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY STARS | #Ekphrastic #PhotoPrompt #222

Tanka Tuesday Poetry Stars

#TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY STARS #SynonymsOnly

Welcome to our weekly poetry stars celebration. This week’s challenge was to choose synonyms for the words, “search & lost,” using one of these forms: haiku, senryu, haiga, tanka, gogyohka, haibun, tanka prose, renga, solo-renga, cinquain, and its variations, Etheree, nonet, shadorma, Badger hexastich (hexastich for short), and Abhanga. Remember… the first of the month you can… Continue reading #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY STARS #SynonymsOnly

Tanka Tuesday Poetry Stars

#TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY STARS | #PoetsChoice

Welcome to our weekly poetry stars celebration. This week’s challenge was poet's choice, always a favorite! I always look forward to the beginning of the month because you all can choose a syllabic form of your choice. It's always fun to see the creativity! This week's poetry was filled with lovely photos, drawings, and even a… Continue reading #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY STARS | #PoetsChoice

Tanka Tuesday Poetry Stars

#TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY STARS | Specific Form: #Haiku & #Senryu

Welcome to our weekly poetry stars celebration. This week’s challenge was to work with the specific forms of Haiku and Senryu in English. These forms have rules. They are not just seventeen-syllable poems as most of you found out this week. I understand many of you do not write your poetry for anything other than your… Continue reading #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY STARS | Specific Form: #Haiku & #Senryu

Tanka Tuesday Poetry Stars

TANKA TUESDAY POETRY CHALLENGE STARS | #PhotoPrompt

Welcome to our weekly poetry stars celebration. This week’s challenge was to choose synonyms for the words, “loose and tight,” using one of these forms: Haiku, Senryu, Haiga, Tanka, Gogyohka, Haibun, Tanka Prose, Renga, Solo-Renga, Cinquain, and its variations, Etheree, Nonet, Shadorma, Badger Hexastich (hexastich for short), and Abhanga. Remember… the first of the month you can… Continue reading TANKA TUESDAY POETRY CHALLENGE STARS | #PhotoPrompt

Tanka Tuesday Poetry Stars

#TANKA TUESDAY POETRY STARS | Theme prompt: Immortality

Welcome to our weekly poetry stars celebration. This week’s challenge was to write about "immortality" using one of these forms: Haiku, Senryu, Haiga, Tanka, Gogyohka, Haibun, Tanka Prose, Renga, Solo-Renga, Cinquain, and its variations, Etheree, Nonet, Shadorma, Badger Hexastich (hexastich for short), and Abhanga. The Diatelle form is also an option. Remember… the first of the month… Continue reading #TANKA TUESDAY POETRY STARS | Theme prompt: Immortality

Tanka Tuesday Poetry Stars

TANKA TUESDAY POETRY CHALLENGE STARS | #Synonyms Only: “Eager & Hope”

Welcome to our weekly poetry stars celebration. This week’s challenge words were selected by Sally Cronin who chose the words, “eager & hope." Using one of these forms: Haiku, Senryu, Haiga, Tanka, Gogyohka, Haibun, Tanka Prose, Renga, Solo-Renga, Cinquain, and its variations, Etheree, Nonet, Shadorma, Badger Hexastich (hexastich for short), and Abhanga we found synonyms for the… Continue reading TANKA TUESDAY POETRY CHALLENGE STARS | #Synonyms Only: “Eager & Hope”

Tanka Tuesday Poetry Stars

#TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE STARS | #Poets choice

Welcome to our weekly poetry stars celebration. This first of the month challenge continues to be one of the most creative each month! I marveled at all the different forms you tried. Bravo! Maybe I should make poet's choice available each week? I loved your poetry and the introductions to the new forms. I've shared a… Continue reading #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE STARS | #Poets choice

Tanka Tuesday Poetry Stars

TANKA TUESDAY POETRY CHALLENGE STARS | Theme Prompt: Dreams

Welcome to our weekly poetry stars celebration. This week’s challenge was to write about the theme of "dreams," using one of these forms: Haiku, Senryu, Haiga, Tanka, Gogyohka, Haibun, Tanka Prose, Renga, Solo-Renga, Cinquain, and its variations, Etheree, Nonet, Shadorma, Badger Hexastich (hexastich for short), and Abhanga. Remember… the first of the month you can write any syllabic poetry… Continue reading TANKA TUESDAY POETRY CHALLENGE STARS | Theme Prompt: Dreams