Notes from Colleen

Soliciting Syllabic Poetry Donations Part Two

It's time for an update on the poetry I need for examples for my new book, Word Craft - The Art of Crafting Syllabic Poetry. I've been playing with book cover ideas. The book is divided into two group: Japanese forms and American forms. This book covers the eleven forms we use in the weekly… Continue reading Soliciting Syllabic Poetry Donations Part Two

Tanka Tuesday Poetry Stars

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 of the highlights that grabbed my attention: Joe's Lanterne: Population David's… Continue reading Weekly Poetry Challenge Stars | Specific Poetry Form ~ #CinquainPoetry

Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenges

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: The Cinquain & It's Variations, (excluding the Tanka) Here's a quick… Continue reading Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 171, #SpecificForm

Notes from Colleen

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 to me that I would like to include more syllabic poetry… Continue reading Syllabic Poetry Donations

Tanka Tuesday Poetry Stars

Ritual #Tanka Tuesday | Myths of the Mirror

Source: Ritual #Tanka Tuesday I'm sharing Diana Peach's Crown Cinquain as part of this week's Poetry Challenge Stars. This is amazing work. Notice how the stanzas flow from one to another telling the story of the image. ~Colleen~ Image ©2019 Willow Willers Ritual mehndilove painted handspalms offering the worldthe beauty of hearts awakenedsacred umberscented colormy… Continue reading Ritual #Tanka Tuesday | Myths of the Mirror

Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge Recaps, Tanka Tuesday Poetry Stars

Colleen’s #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge Recap No. 102, “Energy & Vigor”, #SynonymsOnly

Welcome to the Tanka Tuesday Poetry Recap featuring the work of poets from around the globe. If you would like to participate in this challenge, you can learn the rules on the menu item called Colleen’s Weekly Tanka Tuesday Guidelines. PLEASE NOTE: Don't forget to count your syllables. Use this site: howmanysyllables.com. Click on the workshop tab.… Continue reading Colleen’s #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge Recap No. 102, “Energy & Vigor”, #SynonymsOnly