#TankaTuesday #Poetry Stars No. 265 | #Ekphrastic #PhotoPrompt

Welcome to our weekly poetry stars' celebration. This week’s challenge was to write our choice of a syllabic poem using a form from the cheat sheet or a syllabic form from the Poetscollective.org inspired by the image below: Title: Russian DancersArtist: Edgar Degas (French, Paris 1834–1917 Paris)Date: 1899 via https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/459097 Many thanks to everyone who joined in below: 1.Reena Saxena9.Cheryl17.Jane … Continue reading #TankaTuesday #Poetry Stars No. 265 | #Ekphrastic #PhotoPrompt

#TankaTuesday #Poetry Stars No. 262 | #ThemePrompt: Transitions

Some Monday's I just have to laugh at myself. I forgot the challenge post number and the rest of the title in this post. It's updated now! 😜 Welcome to our weekly poetry stars' celebration. This week’s challenge was to write our choice of syllabic poem, using the theme of transitions. We were to use a … Continue reading #TankaTuesday #Poetry Stars No. 262 | #ThemePrompt: Transitions

#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

#TANKATUESDAY #POETRY STARS | #ThemePrompt: Expedition

Welcome to our weekly poetry stars celebration. This week’s challenge was to write your poetry using the theme of "expedition" chosen by Donna Matthews, 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 Kerf poetry, and any … Continue reading #TANKATUESDAY #POETRY STARS | #ThemePrompt: Expedition

#TANKATUESDAY #POETRY STARS | Poets choice

Welcome to our weekly poetry stars celebration. This week’s challenge was to choose synonyms for the words, “loose and tight,” 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 Kerf poetry. The optional form instructions are … Continue reading #TANKATUESDAY #POETRY STARS | Poets choice

#TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY STARS – Specific Form: Create Your Own Syllabic Poetry Form

Welcome to our weekly poetry stars celebration. It’s the fifth Tuesday of the month! This is our chance to work with a specific syllabic poetry form. But let’s do something different this time... First, choose your favorite syllabic poetry form. Write your poem.Next, give your poem some different characteristics to make it something different. You can … Continue reading #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY STARS – Specific Form: Create Your Own Syllabic Poetry Form

#Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Stars | Theme challenge-Discovery

Welcome to our weekly poetry stars celebration. This week’s challenge was to choose synonyms for the words, “loose and tight,” 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 Kerf poetry. The optional form … Continue reading #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Stars | Theme challenge-Discovery

#Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Stars #SynonymsOnly

Welcome to our weekly poetry stars celebration. This week’s challenge was to choose synonyms for the words, “dawn & twilight,” using one of these forms: haiku, senryu, haiga, tanka, gogyohka, haibun, tanka prose, renga, solo renga, choka, cinquain, and its variations, Etheree, nonet, shadorma, Badger hexastich, Abhanga, & diatelle poetry. Remember, in Japanese syllabic poetry, there is … Continue reading #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Stars #SynonymsOnly

#Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Stars Theme Challenge No. 227

Happy Memorial Day. As a veteran and the wife of a 100% disabled veteran, I like to honor my fellow military brothers and sisters who lost their lives serving our county in the line of duty. True patriots never forget! Image by Jackie Williamson from Pixabay brave Americans who served... died to keep us free … Continue reading #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Stars Theme Challenge No. 227