Tanka Tuesday Poetry Stars

#TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY STARS | Specific Form: #Haiku & #Senryu

Welcome to our weekly poetry stars celebration. This week’s challenge was to work with the specific forms of Haiku and Senryu in English. These forms have rules. They are not just seventeen-syllable poems as most of you found out this week. I understand many of you do not write your poetry for anything other than your… Continue reading #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY STARS | Specific Form: #Haiku & #Senryu

Notes from Colleen

Cover Reveal: Word Craft ~ Prose & Poetry

Help Me Celebrate! Grab a piece of cake! While I'm waiting to hear from my editors, I thought it was time to share the cover of my newest book creation, "Word Craft ~ Prose & Poetry. This book will discuss the basics of how to write the Japanese and American Syllabic poetry forms we use… Continue reading Cover Reveal: Word Craft ~ Prose & Poetry

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#Haikai Challenge #152 (8/16/20): katydid (kirigirisu), A #Haiku Sequence

This week, Frank J. Tassone's Haikai Challenges asks us to write a haikai poem of your choice (haiku, senryu, haibun, tanka, haiga, renga, etc.) that alludes to the katydid (kirigirisu). Here’s how the challenge works:1. write the haikai poem of your choice.2. post the link of your post to Mister Linky.3. pingback by posting the… Continue reading #Haikai Challenge #152 (8/16/20): katydid (kirigirisu), A #Haiku Sequence

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Waterfalls, #Haiku

I'm jumping into Frank Tassone's Haikai Poetry Challenge. This week's rules are below: Write the haikai poem of your choice (haiku, Senryu, haibun, Tanka, Haiga, renga, etc) that alludes to waterfall (taki). Here’s how the challenge works: 1. write the haikai poem of your choice.2. post the link of your post to Mister Linky.3. pingback… Continue reading Waterfalls, #Haiku

Tanka Tuesday Poetry Stars

Weekly Poetry Challenge Stars | Specific Form ~ Haibun

Image credit: © Frank J. Tassone What an amazing collection of haibun poems this week. I want to thank Frank J. Tassone for the lovely image of Gertrude's Nose. What a great photo! Mr. Linky has made finding the poems so easy now. I'm tickled with the results. Here is everyone who joined in: 1.Padre8.Jules15.theindieshe2.Kim9.Pat… Continue reading Weekly Poetry Challenge Stars | Specific Form ~ Haibun

Tanka Tuesday Poetry Stars

Minnewaska March (an #Encore #Haibun) – Frank J. Tassone

Frank shares an amazing example of a Haibun written as a memoir of his experience at Gertrude’s Nose, on the Minnewaska Preserve. This just goes to show you the versatility of this form. Here are a few tips (a sneak peek) of what you will find in my new book, Word Craft - Prose &… Continue reading Minnewaska March (an #Encore #Haibun) – Frank J. Tassone

Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenges

Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 184, #SpecificForm

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! It's the fifth Tuesday of the month! This is our chance to work with a specific syllabic poetry form. Take this opportunity to learn more about the particular form. This week's form is: Haibun Here's a quick review of the Haibun form which consists of prose and at least one Haiku.… Continue reading Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 184, #SpecificForm

Tanka Tuesday Poetry Stars

Weekly Poetry Challenge Stars | #PhotoPrompt: Frank Tassone

When Vashti Vega sent in the photo of the crocodile for this week's challenge. I really got excited. There was so much atmosphere to infer from the photo. I had no way of knowing what you all would come up with. I was totally blown away by your creativity and the depth of meaning shared… Continue reading Weekly Poetry Challenge Stars | #PhotoPrompt: Frank Tassone

Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge Recaps, Tanka Tuesday Poetry Stars

Colleen’s 2019 #Tanka Tuesday #Poet of the Week & Honorable Mention, No. 148, #SynonymsOnly

Welcome to the Tanka Tuesday Poetry Recap featuring the Poet of the Week and the honorable mention poetry that spoke to me. If you would like to participate in this challenge, you can learn the rules in the menu item called Colleen’s Weekly Tanka Tuesday Guidelines. Congratulations, and many thanks to all the participants! I gave… Continue reading Colleen’s 2019 #Tanka Tuesday #Poet of the Week & Honorable Mention, No. 148, #SynonymsOnly

Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge Recaps, Tanka Tuesday Poetry Stars

Colleen’s 2019 #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge Recap No. 133, #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 in the menu item called Colleen’s Weekly Tanka Tuesday Guidelines. Join US every Tuesday! I like to keep everyone informed on the challenge and recap post.… Continue reading Colleen’s 2019 #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge Recap No. 133, #SynonymsOnly