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Saddle Up Saloon; Howdy, Colleen Chesebro!

Originally posted on Carrot Ranch Literary Community:
“Kid, ya told me ya got Colleen Chesebro comin’ in this week.” “Yep. Pretty cool, huh?” “Yeah, but…” “But what, Pal?” “Well, I have ta ask, ‘cause we’re fictional characters an’ sometimes we git fictional characters in here at the Saddle Up as guests, so, I jist was wunnerin’… is Colleen fer real?”…

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#TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 211, #Abhanga, or #PoetsChoice

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! It’s the first of the month and you know what that means! Word Crafters, choose your own syllabic poetry form, theme, words, images, etc. It’s up to you! This opportunity only happens once a month! WAIT… Are you looking for inspiration for your syllabic poetry? Find an image on Pixabay.com or experiment with “found poetry” to

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TANKA TUESDAY POETRY CHALLENGE STARS | Synonyms Only “Past & Present” challenge no. 210

This week Word Crafters, I gave you two words: past and present. I asked you to choose synonyms and write your own poetry! Your creativity has reached new levels! You all wrote amazing poetry! Here’s everyone who joined in: 1. Padre 9. Zander 17. Ruth Scribbles 2. willowdot21 10. Cheryl 18. Donna Matthews 3. Trent McDonald 11. Jude 19. Sue Vincent

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The Results ARe IN For the Winner of the Carrot Ranch Double Ennead Poetry Challenge

For this year’s rodeo, I created a special poetry form called the Double Ennead. The word Ennead means nine, and a double nine is ninety-nine! Carrot Ranch is famous for 99-word flash fiction. Finally, the ranch has its own syllabic poetry form written in 99 syllables! The Double Ennead comprised five lines with a syllable count of 6/5/11/6/5, (33 SYLLABLES per stanza)

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Carrot RODEO #2: DOUBLE ENNEAD SYLLABIC POETRY

Welcome to the Carrot Ranch Rodeo! This challenge is sponsored by the Carrot Ranch Literary Community at carrotranch.com and run by lead Buckaroo, Charli Mills. Almost everyone knows my love for syllabic poetry; especially haiku, tanka, cinquain, and more. Woo HOO! I’ve got something special wrangled up for this challenge! For this year’s rodeo, I’ve created a special form called

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Saddle Up Saloon; TUFF Topics With Charli Mills

Originally posted on Carrot Ranch Literary Community:
“Kid, seems like yer fine’ly gittin’ yer acts t’gether, even if ya are repeatin’ some a ‘em.” “Pal, did you know this is the twenty-eighth?” “Yeah, Kid, I know today’s the twenty-eighth of September. Monday. A new show at the Saddle Up!” “No, this is our twenty-eighth show since we started the saloon.…

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