Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 188, #ThemePrompt

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! It's the fourth week of July! Are you ready for a theme prompt? Sue Vincent selected the theme this week with a quote prompt: "Trees are sanctuaries. Whoever knows how to speak to them, whoever knows how to listen to them, can learn the truth." Herman Hesse On the Monday before the … Continue reading Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 188, #ThemePrompt

Colleen’s 2019 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 157 #SynonymsOnly

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! The magic of the season is all around us. Can you feel it? Hi! I’m glad to see you here. Are you ready to write some syllabic poetry? Here are your two words for this week: "Give & Shake" HERE’S THE CATCH: You can’t use the prompt words! SYNONYMS ONLY!  If you want … Continue reading Colleen’s 2019 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 157 #SynonymsOnly

Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 103, “Fall & Try,” #SynonymsOnly

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! Hi! I’m glad to see you here. Are you ready to write some syllabic poetry? HERE’S THE CATCH: You can’t use the prompt words! SYNONYMS ONLY! I hope you will support the other poets with visits to blogs and leaving comments. Sharing each other’s work on social media is always nice too.   … Continue reading Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 103, “Fall & Try,” #SynonymsOnly

“The Litha Celebration,” A Garland Cinquain

This week I thought I would give you a tiny sneak peek into a project that my dear friend and Sister of the Fey, Wendy Anne Darling and I have been working on called, Fairies, Myths & Magic, Volume One - Summer Solstice.  We've created our first collection of short stories and poetry that will … Continue reading “The Litha Celebration,” A Garland Cinquain

“A Meditation on Being,” A Reverse #Cinquain

This is my contribution to my Weekly Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge where we use synonyms for the prompt words when we write our poetry. This week, I used "harmonize" for belong and "desire" for dream.   Desire - a meditation on being harmonize your thinking live this moment fulfilled © 2018 Colleen M. Chesebro A reverse … Continue reading “A Meditation on Being,” A Reverse #Cinquain

Beltane’s Song – A #Haibun #Tanka #flashfiction

       I'm short on time today because I played in the dirt yesterday, so I'm combining my Tanka Tuesday poetry challenge with the Carrot Ranch.com flash fiction challenge, with those rules below. Click HERE to learn more about this week's Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge. May 3, 2018, Carrot Ranch Flash Fiction prompt: In 99 words … Continue reading Beltane’s Song – A #Haibun #Tanka #flashfiction

Colleen’s 2018 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 82 – The May Day Edition: SING & CELEBRATE #SynonymsOnly

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! Hi! I’m glad to see you here. Are you ready to write some poetry? HERE’S THE CATCH: You can’t use the prompt words! SYNONYMS ONLY! I hope you will support the other poets with visits to blogs and by leaving comments. Sharing each other’s work on social media is always nice too. HAPPY … Continue reading Colleen’s 2018 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 82 – The May Day Edition: SING & CELEBRATE #SynonymsOnly

Mati Hari – A Tanka

The prompt words for this week's Weekly Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge are "enchant and shape," from which to find your synonyms. For enchant, I used "bewitched," and for "shape," I used "symmetry." The words came to me in a flash and I knew I was to write about the most notorious female spy of World War I... when inspiration strikes … Continue reading Mati Hari – A Tanka

Colleen’s 2018 #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 78, GROW & HONOR, #SnynonymsOnly

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! Welcome! Are you ready to write some poetry? HERE’S THE CATCH: You can’t use the prompt words! SYNONYMS ONLY! I hope you will support the other poets with visits to blogs and by leaving comments. Sharing each other’s work on social media is always nice too. PLEASE READ!! After some debate as to … Continue reading Colleen’s 2018 #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 78, GROW & HONOR, #SnynonymsOnly