#TankaTuesday #Poetry Stars No. 259 | #ColorPoetry

Welcome to our weekly poetry stars' celebration. This week’s challenge was to write our choice of syllabic poem, including a color, using a form from the cheat sheet or a syllabic form from the Poetscollective.org. Many thanks to everyone who joined in below: 1.ben Alexander10.Elizabeth19.wildchild472.https:// willowdot21. wordpress. com11.Reena Saxena20.Gwen Plano3.s. s.12.anita dawes21.Colleen Chesebro4.Trent McDonald13.Jane Aguiar22.Donna … Continue reading #TankaTuesday #Poetry Stars No. 259 | #ColorPoetry

Significant Poetry Reads: “Think Tanka – Vision in Verse,” by Annette Rochelle Aben, @YouAreTheExpert

featuring your next read! From the Author Throughout time, the poet has used words to convey feelings, share ideas and unite the reader with their vision. Think Tanka uses the traditional structure of Japanese lyric poetry to unite the reader to the vision of the poet. If you can "see" what she is trying to … Continue reading Significant Poetry Reads: “Think Tanka – Vision in Verse,” by Annette Rochelle Aben, @YouAreTheExpert


WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! It's the third week of the month! Time for an Ekphrastic #PhotoPrompt This challenge explores Ekphrastic writing inspired by visual art (photographs). Annette Rochelle Aben from last month's challenge has provided the photo for this month's challenge. Remember, it's not so much about describing what's in the photo. Look beyond the … Continue reading #TANKATUESDAY WEEKLY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 235 #EKPHRASTIC #PHOTOPROMPT

New RELEASE: “Poetry Treasures”

I'm thrilled to announce the release of "Poetry Treasures," a collection of poetry from the poet/author guests of Robbie Cheadle on the "Treasuring Poetry" blog series on Writing to be Read in 2020. Open the book and discover the poetry treasures of Sue Vincent (Author), Geoff Le Pard (Author), Frank Prem (Author), Victoria Zigler (Author), Colleen M. Chesebro (Author), K. Morris (Author), Annette Rochelle Aben (Author), Jude Kirya Itakali (Author), and Roberta Eaton … Continue reading New RELEASE: “Poetry Treasures”

WEEKLY POETRY CHALLENGE STARS | #Synonyms Only: Annette rochelle aben

It's HOT in Arizona! How are you staying cool? Welcome to this week's poetry challenge stars! Jules picked some interesting words for us all to work with this week for our #SynonymsOnly challenge: Circled and Squared. At first the words intimidated me... but not for long. Thesaurus.com listed plenty of words. Circled synonyms: encircle, rotate, … Continue reading WEEKLY POETRY CHALLENGE STARS | #Synonyms Only: Annette rochelle aben

Beyond | by Annette Rochelle Aben

Annette Rochelle Aben has written her first Gogyohka! Her poem addition to the weekly challenge rates her a place as one of our poetry stars! Please stop by and tell her hello! Image by Bertsz from Pixabay View from the windowFrosted trees and bushesBlue peeks through white cloudsImagination removes the glassThe soul flies with the … Continue reading Beyond | by Annette Rochelle Aben