Category: Tanka Tuesday Poetry Stars

TANKA TUESDAY POETRY CHALLENGE STARS | #ThemePrompt:

Our theme prompt for this week came from Sue Vincent. She selected one of her own haiku for us to use as inspiration for our own syllabic poetry: clouds cover the moon, beyond dawn’s pale horizon sun rises unseen ©2020 Sue Vincent I love… Continue Reading “TANKA TUESDAY POETRY CHALLENGE STARS | #ThemePrompt:”

WEEKLY TANKA TUESDAY POETRY CHALLENGE STARS | #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 203 #EKPHRASTIC #PHOTOPROMPT

Diana Peach’s selection for our Ekphrastic PhotoPrompt is an image by John Bauer, whose artwork is concerned with landscape and mythology. There is so much emotion in this one piece. It spoke to all of us. Many congratulations to everyone who joined in! 1.… Continue Reading “WEEKLY TANKA TUESDAY POETRY CHALLENGE STARS | #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 203 #EKPHRASTIC #PHOTOPROMPT”

WEEKLY TANKA TUESDAY POETRY CHALLENGE STARS | #SYNONYMSONLY

Each week our challenge has a twist and this week it was to find synonyms for the words: “imagine & gratitude.” Kat Myrman selected some fine words. Congratulations to all the poets who participated. You are all stars! Here’s everyone that joined in: 1.… Continue Reading “WEEKLY TANKA TUESDAY POETRY CHALLENGE STARS | #SYNONYMSONLY”

WEEKLY TANKA TUESDAY POETRY CHALLENGE STARS | #Poetschoice

What an exciting week it has been. The American election process is almost over, and we have a President Elect Biden, and the first WOMAN Vice President Elect, Kamala Harris! I’m proud to be an American, again. My news pales in comparison. The gypsy’s… Continue Reading “WEEKLY TANKA TUESDAY POETRY CHALLENGE STARS | #Poetschoice”

Tanka Tuesday Weekly POETRY CHALLENGE STARS | Theme Prompt No. 200

For our 200th poetry challenge, Marsha Ingrao picked an impressive theme for us this week. The illusion of power is a thought-provoking subject. What is illusion? Smoke and mirrors? Or…? The only real things in life are the unexpected things. Everything else is just… Continue Reading “Tanka Tuesday Weekly POETRY CHALLENGE STARS | Theme Prompt No. 200”

Tanka Tuesday WEEKLY POETRY CHALLENGE STARS | #SyllablesOnly & #PhotoPrompt: Kat Myrman @likemercurycolliding & Diana Peach @Dwallacepeach

What an exciting week it has been. Thanks to everyone who put up with the switching of domain names between Word Craft Prose & Poetry and my author blog. I’m still working out the kinks… so please bear with me. If you see something… Continue Reading “Tanka Tuesday WEEKLY POETRY CHALLENGE STARS | #SyllablesOnly & #PhotoPrompt: Kat Myrman @likemercurycolliding & Diana Peach @Dwallacepeach”

WEEKLY POETRY CHALLENGE STARS | CHALLENGE: No. 198, #PoetsChoice

What an amazing week of poetry! What a thrill to see all your syllabic poetry choices. Here’s everyone who joined in: 1. Jude 12. Marsha Ingrao 23. Dolores 2. Jude 13. anita dawes 24. Pat 3. Gwen Plano 14. Padre 25. Goutam Dutta 4.… Continue Reading “WEEKLY POETRY CHALLENGE STARS | CHALLENGE: No. 198, #PoetsChoice”

WEEKLY POETRY CHALLENGE STARS | TYPE OF CHALLENGE No. 197: Specific Form – Tanka

Just a reminder that the October 13, 2020 poetry challenge will feature the Carrot Ranch Rodeo poetry challenge! Carrot Ranch is famous for 99-word flash fiction, so I created a form called the Double Ennead, a 99 syllable form to challenge your word skills!… Continue Reading “WEEKLY POETRY CHALLENGE STARS | TYPE OF CHALLENGE No. 197: Specific Form – Tanka”

WEEKLY POETRY CHALLENGE STARS | #ThemeChallenge: The Night Sky: Marsha Ingrao

Franci Hoffman from Eugi’s Causerie II selected the theme for us this week. The night sky was her pick, and it generated an amazing amount of poetry. Bravo, everyone. You kept me enthralled all week. ❤ Here’s everyone who joined in this week via… Continue Reading “WEEKLY POETRY CHALLENGE STARS | #ThemeChallenge: The Night Sky: Marsha Ingrao”

#Haibun: Rebirth

Originally posted on Charmed Chaos:
These past few months I have been living in a dazed confusion. Between the Covid 19 virus and insane politics, I have been wandering through a murky forest. But the gut wrencher was being diagnosed with breast cancer in…

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