🏅Announcing the Winners of the Word Craft Poetry Syllabic Poetry Contest 🏅

I’m thrilled to announce the winners of the Word Craft Poetry Syllabic Poetry Contest held to honor the Summer Solstice. The theme was dreams, and the syllabic form to write was tanka prose. Many thanks to all the poets who entered this contest. Thanks for being part of our poetry… Continue reading

COLLEEN’S #BOOK #REVIEWS “Realms of the Mist,” BY AUTHOR, Jude Itakali, @jude_clutch

Featuring Your Next Weekend Read! About this Book Be it born to darkness and sacrifice,or be it raised amidst love and hope;for those who dwell under light and freedom,and those who are shackled to ways preordained,the cruellest curses stem from our greatest blessings.And yet some are cursed, so that others… Continue reading

COLLEEN’S #BOOK #REVIEWS “Realms of the Mist,” BY AUTHOR, Jude Itakali, @jude_clutch

Jude Itakali has published his first fantasy novel! Here’s what I had to say: Continue reading

#TankaTuesday #Poetry Stars No. 261 | #PhotoPrompt

Welcome to our weekly poetry stars’ celebration. This week’s challenge was to write our choice of syllabic poem, from the cheat sheet or a syllabic form from the Poetscollective.org using the image below: Many thanks to everyone who joined in below: 1. ladyleemanila  10. Eugenia  19. Kerfe  2. ben Alexander  11…. Continue reading

Meet the Poet: Jude Itakali

Welcome to Meet the Poet, a Word Craft Poetry feature written to introduce you to the poets in our writing community. This is a way to get to know more about the poet and their work. Did you know many of our poets are accomplished fiction and non-fiction authors? Some… Continue reading

Welcome to the WordCrafter’s “Poetry Treasures” Book Blog Tour

I’m thrilled to share that Kaye Lynne Booth is hosting day 1 in the Poetry Treasures blog tour. This post features Jude Itakali, from Tales Told Different blog. Please enjoy. <3 Continue reading


Welcome to an extra feature on Word Craft: Prose & Poetry, which highlights the poets in our writing community. It’s a chance for readers to get to know the people behind the poetry and the books. It’s a great way to share our love for writing poetry with others. This… Continue reading

Weekly Poetry Challenge Stars | #PhotoPrompt: Jude Itakali

Padre picked an interesting photo for us all to work with this week for our #PhotoPrompt challenge. He sent this image to me a few weeks ago so he had no idea what would be happening in the world at the time. Many of you wrote poetry that reflected your… Continue reading