Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenges

“The Fairy Witches,” A #Tanka

The prompt words for my Weekly Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge are charm and time, from which to find your synonyms. For charm, I'm using sorcery, and for time, I'm using spells. The Fairy Witches   Ancient sorcery - spells shared to nourish others, a benevolence toward well being, not gain my love shared, rewards received. ©… Continue reading “The Fairy Witches,” A #Tanka

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Ben’s world 28/03/2018

I love Ben the dog’s poetry and was thrilled to find that his favorite thing to do last week was to write a poem for my Tanka Tuesday Challenge. That, Ben. He’s a darling. ❤

Mucky Boots and Flawless Paws

Hello,

how lovely of you to visit me, thank you. This is a snap shot of my world in response to the questions posed in Cee’s weekly ‘Share Your World

You can read all about my v. v. v big adventure by visiting my home page and also, my Munro blogs. All my poems are here  dog-poets page

What is your favorite color of hair? You can name your hair color or a color that you just like.

I’m a tri coloured Border Collie, mostly dark brown, which is a bit difficult to work with. However, I’ve got a streak of white running down my nose and I wondered about a bit of purple and orange, for a punk dog effect. What do you think, would it suit me?

My person is getting more and more grey but I’m not sure I’m allowed to tell you that. I hope I don’t go…

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Colleen’s 2018 #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 77: CHARM & TIME, #SnyonymsOnly

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. We're… Continue reading Colleen’s 2018 #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 77: CHARM & TIME, #SnyonymsOnly

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#Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 76 Recap, “Joy & Fury”

Welcome to the Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge Recap. Last week's words "joy and fury," are opposites. Michael Lydon shares: "Bringing words of opposite meaning close together is one of writing's most ancient devices, called oxymoron when the opposites abut—as they do in "oxymoron": its Greek roots, oxys/moros, mean "sharp/dull"; and antithesiswhen close in balanced phrases like Catullus's "Odi et amo—I… Continue reading #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 76 Recap, “Joy & Fury”

Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenges

Colleen’s 2018 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 76: JOY & FURY, #SnyonymnsOnly

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. Opportunities… Continue reading Colleen’s 2018 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 76: JOY & FURY, #SnyonymnsOnly

Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenges

Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 75: “Patience & Green” #SnynonymsOnly

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.  … Continue reading Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 75: “Patience & Green” #SnynonymsOnly

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“Rebirth,” A Butterfly Cinquain

Here is my contribution to my Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge using synonyms for the words energy and knowledge. I used spirit for energy, and power for knowledge. Let's continue to explore Cinquains. Tanka's fall into this category, too. I chose to do a Butterfly Cinquain. These poems are visual, the words forming "word wings," based… Continue reading “Rebirth,” A Butterfly Cinquain

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“My Journey,” A Reverse #Cinquain

For my Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge this week I used finding for breakthrough, and journey for movement. New Cinquain Poetry Forms Cinquain - Wikipedia (Many Thanks to Scott from the House of Bailey.Wordpress.com for the information) * Reverse Cinquain: A form with one 5-line stanza in a syllabic pattern of two, eight, six, four, and… Continue reading “My Journey,” A Reverse #Cinquain

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“The Collective,” A Tanka

It's that time of the week and if the itch to write has turned into a slow burn... Get writing! Join my weekly Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge and get your brain waves thinking in new ways. Write some poetry! This week, I've used the word, "ethos," as my synonym for character and "altruism" for the word,… Continue reading “The Collective,” A Tanka

Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenges

Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge, No. 71: Character & Affection, #SnyonymsOnly

Image credit: Quotefancy.com 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… Continue reading Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge, No. 71: Character & Affection, #SnyonymsOnly