The Rhythm of Life, #haiku, #TankaTuesday

phases of the moon

#TankaTuesday this week was an ekphrastic challenge. Reena Saxena provided a piece of her artwork. Great news, our accurate syllable counter is rebranded as https://www.traveldailylife.com/syllables/. I’ll add this update to our next challenge. moon tracks through the sky nature sings in bright patterns the rhythm of life © Colleen M…. Continue reading

TankaTuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 285, 8/18/22 #Ekphrastic #PhotoPrompt

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! This challenge explores Ekphrastic poetry, inspired by visual art or photographs. Reena provided a piece of her artwork for this month’s challenge. There’s plenty of imagery in her art, and it’s a great inspiration to write your poem. Remember what you’ve learned about the psychology of… Continue reading

#TankaTuesday #Poetry Stars No. 281 | #PhotoPrompt, #Ekphrastic

Welcome to our weekly poetry stars’ celebration. This week’s challenge was to write our choice of syllabic poem, using a form from the cheat sheet or a syllabic form from the Poetscollective.org. Many thanks to everyone who joined in below: 1. Reena Saxena 7. Jules 13. Ruth Klein 2. willowdot21 8…. Continue reading

#TankaTuesday #Poetry Stars No. 257 | #EkphrasticPrompt

Welcome to our weekly poetry stars’ celebration. This week’s challenge was to write our choice of syllabic poem, using the John William Waterhouse painting above as our inspiration. For this Ekphrastic challenge, we could choose a form from the cheat sheet or a syllabic form from the site at Poetscollective.org. On… Continue reading

#TankaTuesday #Poetry Stars No. 244 | Ekphrastic #PhotoPrompt (Happy Birthday Tanka Tuesday)

Welcome to our weekly poetry stars’ celebration. This week’s challenge was to write a poem using the lithograph selected by Merril D. Smith using one of these forms: haiku, senryu, haiga, tanka, gogyohka, haibun, tanka prose, renga, solo renga, chōka, cinquain, and its variations, Etheree, nonet, shadorma, Badger hexastich, Abhanga, diatelle, the… Continue reading

#TANKATUESDAY Weekly #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 244 #EKPHRASTIC #PHOTOPROMPT

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! WordPress has done it again! They’ve retired a bunch of themes and mine was one of them. There isn’t much selection out there anymore for anyone unless you want a one page theme. There are NO premium themes anymore. Now, all you pay extra for is… Continue reading

#TANKATUESDAY #POETRY STARS | #PhotoPrompt

Welcome to our weekly poetry stars celebration. As I’m moving away from FaceBook Pages, I’ve created a Twitter account for Word Craft: Prose & Poetry. Please follow @SyllabicPoetry where I will start sharing your posts this week. The Facebook page will be deleted in the next day or so. Thanks. <3… Continue reading

#TANKATUESDAY WEEKLY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 235 #EKPHRASTIC #PHOTOPROMPT

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! It’s the third week of the month! Time for an Ekphrastic #PhotoPrompt This challenge explores Ekphrastic writing inspired by visual art (photographs). Annette Rochelle Aben from last month’s challenge has provided the photo for this month’s challenge. Remember, it’s not so much about describing what’s in… Continue reading

#TANKA TUESDAY Weekly #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 230 #EKPHRASTIC #PHOTOPROMPT

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! Welcome! Check out the main menu item: Poetry Book Publishing Links to find poetry book publishing links, including links to literary journals and poetry magazines accepting submissions of poetry. I update these links (sometimes daily) as I find more publishing opportunities. If you know of a link to… Continue reading

#TANKA TUESDAY WEEKLY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 226 #EKPHRASTIC #PHOTOPROMPT

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! Welcome! Check out the main menu item: Poetry Book Publishing Links to find poetry book publishing links, including links to literary journals and poetry magazines accepting submissions of poetry. I update these links (sometimes daily) as I find more publishing opportunities. If you know of a link to… Continue reading