Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenges

“My Little Bit of Heaven,” A #Tanka

I've had some strange episodes with WordPress of late - disappearing draft posts and themes that have more glitches than a change in voltage in an electric circuit! Whatever ails this platform, I hope it corrects itself soon. Finally, I've recreated my creative endeavor for my weekly poetry challenge. I've used delight for "play," and… Continue reading “My Little Bit of Heaven,” A #Tanka

Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenges

Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 67 – Play & Guess #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… Continue reading Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 67 – Play & Guess #SynonymsOnly

Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenges

“In the Zone,” A Tanka

This is my contribution to my Weekly Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge using synonyms for the words destination and guide. I used Thesaurus.com to find a few suitable words to work with. I chose haven for destination and inspiration for guide. I missed last week's challenge and I struggled to get back into the poetry writing… Continue reading “In the Zone,” A Tanka

Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenges

Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 66: DESTINATION & GUIDE (#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! Image credit: Robert Frost Quotes Learn about American Poet – Robert Frost I hope you will support the other poets with visits to blogs and by leaving comments.… Continue reading Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 66: DESTINATION & GUIDE (#SynonymsOnly)

Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenges

Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 65: AMBITION & CHANGE (#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… Continue reading Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 65: AMBITION & CHANGE (#SynonymsOnly)

Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenges

“Neoteric Thoughts,” A #Tanka #ABRSC

Hello and welcome to my contribution to my weekly Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge. This week we had to find synonyms for "experience and new." I decided to create a Tanka poem using the words neoteric for new, and technique for experience. Here are the instructions for writing a Tanka Poem: TANKA IN ENGLISH 5/7/5/7/7 syllable structure. Your… Continue reading “Neoteric Thoughts,” A #Tanka #ABRSC

Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenges

“Snowflakes,” #CinquainPoetry #ABRSC #SynonymsOnly

Hello and welcome to my contribution to my weekly Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge. This week we had to find synonyms for "cover and precipitation." I decided to create a cinquain using the words, snowflakes, and shield. Here are the rules for writing 5 line Cinquain Poetry: "Snowflakes" Snowflakes - sparkling diamonds snowing, blowing, freezing frosty… Continue reading “Snowflakes,” #CinquainPoetry #ABRSC #SynonymsOnly

Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenges

Colleen’s #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge #63 – Cover & Precipitation (#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 each other with visits to blogs and by leaving comments. Sharing each other's work on social media is always nice too. I know… Continue reading Colleen’s #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge #63 – Cover & Precipitation (#SynonymsOnly)

Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenges

“Tower Carillons” A Tanka, #SynonymsOnly

Hello! The challenge words this week for Colleen's Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge were "bells and past." I had a vision of Ebenezer Scrooge in my head that I haven't been able to shake. Scrooge is my favorite Christmas movie, and I love the theme and lesson. I've been trying to figure out ways to challenge the participants… Continue reading “Tower Carillons” A Tanka, #SynonymsOnly

Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenges

Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge #62: Bells & Past (#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! You MUST use a synonym for each of the two words! I hope you will support each other with visits to blogs and by leaving comments. Sharing each… Continue reading Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge #62: Bells & Past (#SynonymsOnly)