#TankaTuesday Weekly Poetry Challenge No. 305, 1/31/23

WELCOME TO #TANKATUESDAY! 短歌 火曜日 In case you missed last week's poetry, here are the poet's links from the 1/24/23 Ekphrastic challenge: 1.Reena Saxena 9.willowdot21 17.D. Wallace Peach 2.ladyleemanila 10.AJ 18.Jules 3.s. s. 11.Kerfe 19.Colleen Chesebro 4.Dr B 12.D. L. Finn 20.Yvette M Calleiro 5.Gwen Plano 13.Echoes of the soul 21.kittysverses 6.ben Alexander 14.Li/ Lisa 22.Robbie Cheadle 7.Jude 15.Balroop Singh 23.Ruth Klein 8.Britta Benson 16.Elizabeth 24.You're next! Random word poetry is something that Jane Dougherty started writing last year. I … Continue reading #TankaTuesday Weekly Poetry Challenge No. 305, 1/31/23

A Look Back, & A Look Forward

As 2022 winds down, I embraced all the fun we had writing poetry at Word Craft Poetry this year. Thank you to everyone for joining me. We posted 47 #TankaTuesday Poetry Challenges and 47 Poetry Stars Recap posts! That's a lot of poetry! We average 20 to 30 poets writing poetry each week per challenge. … Continue reading A Look Back, & A Look Forward

#TANKATUESDAY #POETRY STARS | Poets choice No. 237

Welcome to our weekly poetry stars celebration. This week’s challenge was to write your poem using haiku, senryu, haiga, tanka, gogyohka, haibun, tanka prose, renga, solo renga, chōka, cinquain and its variations, Etheree, nonet, shadorma, Badger hexastich, Abhanga, diatelle, the Kerf poetry, and any of the syllabic forms from the Poetscollective.org. Now, the first of the month … Continue reading #TANKATUESDAY #POETRY STARS | Poets choice No. 237

The Seasons of a Tree

In Spring - The Lady wears a crown of yellow blossoms whose sweet scents tease and tantalize of warmer days soon to be. By summer - Her Majesty dons her finest apparel with leaves a bright verdant green shiny with midsummer dreams. In Autumn - The Lady shows us her splendor whose bright orange leaves … Continue reading The Seasons of a Tree