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

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

Colleen’s 2019 #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge Recap No. 135, #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. POETRY NEWS: Poetry Contests & Journal Submissions Currently, UHTS is accepting poetry for the Autumn Issue … Continue reading Colleen’s 2019 #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge Recap No. 135, #SynonymsOnly

How to Write a Haibun In English

As many of you already know, I love structured poetry. This includes the Haiku, the Tanka, and the Haibun. I like to think of myself as a student of these poetic forms. Learning to write them correctly is an art form in itself. I think that's what appeals to me the most, the arrangement of … Continue reading How to Write a Haibun In English