#TANKA TUESDAY WEEKLY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 219, #SpecificForm

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! Welcome! New links added daily! Check out the NEW 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. If you know of a link to add to this list, let me know… Continue reading

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… Continue reading

Monday’s Walk, Traditional & Current #Haiku Forms #MondayBlogs

I didn’t get a chance to use the prompt words this week for my own poetry challenge, so please forgive me. I left early for my walk this morning. My phone shared the news that the weather was a mild 55 degrees F. Yet, I knew better. The winds in… Continue reading

5/7/5 vs 3/5/3 & 2/3/2 Haiku & Senryu Styles

I removed the poetry contest post from “Failed Haiku” that I shared on my blog a few days ago. It upset the owner of Failed Haiku that we use the traditional 5/7/5 format for Haiku and Senryu in my poetry challenge. When I suggested that I would include all forms… Continue reading

Colleen’s 2019 #Tanka Tuesday Recap: #Poet of the Week & Honorable Mention, No. 156, #PoetsChoice

The Countdown is on to the Winter Solstice! Are you ready? 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… Continue reading

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… Continue reading

How to Write a Haiku Poem

It’s always good to go back to the basics and refresh our memories about the various syllabic poetry forms we use in our weekly Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge. Today, let’s review how to write a Haiku. Here are a few links for you to read. Enjoy! ~Colleen~ *** Haiku is… Continue reading

My Magical Dreams Are Coming True!

Remember me? I can’t believe the time has finally come. I’ve done it! Today, I’ve sent The Heart Stone Chronicles – The Swamp Fairy to my beta readers. I can barely breathe! I fluctuate between panic and elation… all at the same time. Then, after missing RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry… Continue reading

Word Written in Verse – A Haiku

The Ronovan Writes #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #111 words for this week are: “Rhyme & Reason.” I used verse for the word rhyme and purpose for the word reason. Thanks for stopping by. See you next week, READ MORE ON SILVER’S MONTHLY FAIRY WHISPERS Sign up for my monthly… Continue reading

The Wrath of Love – A Haiku

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