Tag: Butterfly Cinquain

TANKA TUESDAY POETRY STARS | #SYNONYMSOnly for “Loose & Tight”

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… Continue Reading “TANKA TUESDAY POETRY STARS | #SYNONYMSOnly for “Loose & Tight””

Destiny’s rails. A cinquain and prose collaboration.

Originally posted on tales told different:
Aishwarya and I composed this together. It was a much needed relief to do this with her, especially given the anxiety that was tainting this week for me. The challenge of writing this together has livened my mood…

“Stone Ghosts” – A #ButterflyCinquain

“Stone Ghosts” stone ghosts—the false idolsof a treasonous pastdedicated to slaveryhatefultokens of white supremacythe darkness of death waits—Patriarchyshattered ©2020 Colleen M. Chesebro Today, I heard the phrase, “stone ghosts” and felt compelled to put pen to paper (or fingers to the keyboard). The name… Continue Reading ““Stone Ghosts” – A #ButterflyCinquain”

Weekly Poetry Challenge Stars | SynonymsOnly, Challenge #177

Kerfe, from Method Two Madness, picked an impressive pair of words this week for our #SynonymsOnly challenge: Transition & Harmony. I always love your creativity! Here are a few poems I couldn’t pass by: Jude: Calm in Chaos Sally Cronin: Advancing Years Donna Matthews:… Continue Reading “Weekly Poetry Challenge Stars | SynonymsOnly, Challenge #177”

#Fairy #Tarot #Friday ~ April 24, 2020

Welcome to Fairy Tarot Friday. Each Friday I’ll share a card from the Fairy Tarot deck by Doreen Virtue & Radleigh Valentine, featuring an uplifting message from the fey. I’ll also include a bit of syllabic poetry inspired by the card reading. The Major Arcana contains… Continue Reading “#Fairy #Tarot #Friday ~ April 24, 2020”

Weekly Poetry Challenge Stars | Specific Poetry Form ~ #CinquainPoetry

There’s something special about the Cinquain form… it’s the iambic purr of just the right amount of syllables that always touches my heart. You guys outdid your self this week. I’m thrilled you love Cinquain poetry as much as I do. I’ll share some… Continue Reading “Weekly Poetry Challenge Stars | Specific Poetry Form ~ #CinquainPoetry”

Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 171, #SpecificForm

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! March is the first month to feature five Tuesdays. So, this is our first chance to work with a specific syllabic poetry form. Please only write your poetry in the specific form for this week. Thanks. This week’s form is:… Continue Reading “Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 171, #SpecificForm”

Syllabic Poetry Donations

Attention Poetry Challenge Participants: I’ve been working on a “How To” book, called Word Craft ~ The Art of Creating Syllabic Poetry with a goal to self-publish by April 2020. This will be a chapbook and great reference for all syllabic poets. It’s occurred… Continue Reading “Syllabic Poetry Donations”

Colleen’s 2019 #Tanka Tuesday #Poet of the Week & Honorable Mention, No. 149, #PhotoPrompt

Welcome to the Tanka Tuesday Poetry Recap featuring the Poet of the Week and the honorable mention poetry that spoke to me. If you would like to participate in this challenge, you can learn the rules in the menu item called Colleen’s Weekly Tanka Tuesday… Continue Reading “Colleen’s 2019 #Tanka Tuesday #Poet of the Week & Honorable Mention, No. 149, #PhotoPrompt”

Colleen’s 2019 #Tanka Tuesday #Poet of the Week & Honorable Mention(s), No. 144, #SynonymsOnly

Welcome to the Tanka Tuesday Poetry Recap featuring the Poet of the Week and any honorable mention poetry that really caught my eye. If you would like to participate in this challenge, you can learn the rules in the menu item called Colleen’s Weekly Tanka… Continue Reading “Colleen’s 2019 #Tanka Tuesday #Poet of the Week & Honorable Mention(s), No. 144, #SynonymsOnly”

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