#TankaTuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 289, 9/13/22 #SpecificForm: Shadorma

WELCOME TO #TANKATUESDAY! Last month, I asked Jules to select a syllabic form for us to learn more about. Her choice was the the shadorma. FAST FACTS I researched the shadorma form for my book, Word Craft: Prose & Poetry. In Chapter 13, pg. 185, I share: "Shadorma poetry is purported to have originated in … Continue reading #TankaTuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 289, 9/13/22 #SpecificForm: Shadorma

#TankaTuesday #Poetry Stars No. 284 – #SpecificForm: 4/11

Welcome to our weekly poetry stars' celebration. Yvette selected this week’s challenge. We were to write our syllabic poem using the 4/11 syllabic form created by Gwen Plano. I was so pleased to see so many of you embrace this form. It just goes to show that syllabic poetry doesn't have to be difficult to write. … Continue reading #TankaTuesday #Poetry Stars No. 284 – #SpecificForm: 4/11

“Word Weaving, No. 1” is Available for Pre-Order

Jules and I are excited to announce that today, September 1, 2021, the first edition of Word Weaving is available for pre-order! Customers who pre-order the Kindle book will receive the content on the release date of 10/01/2021. ORDER HERE https://www.amazon.com/dp/B09DWDMXWK Creating the Kindle version of Word Weaving was important to us because we wanted … Continue reading “Word Weaving, No. 1” is Available for Pre-Order

July 15th is the Last Day to Submit!

Time moves quickly when you're having fun! On May 15, 2021, JulesPaige and I introduced poets to Word Weaving, A Word Craft Journal of Syllabic Verse. https://media.giphy.com/media/3ohzdWsUVRcZC2L7Ms/giphy.gif This first edition's theme was dedicated to the Moons of Autumn. We asked for submissions of haiku, senryu, haiga, gogyohka, tanka, tanka prose, haibun, cinquain poetry including any … Continue reading July 15th is the Last Day to Submit!

WEEKLY #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 231, #THEMEPROMPT

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! It's the fourth week of the month! Are you ready for a theme prompt? Jules from last month's challenge picked the theme. This month's theme is: "Discovery" On the Monday before the next challenge, I'll select someone to choose next month's theme. For Colleen’s Weekly Poetry Challenge, you can write your … Continue reading WEEKLY #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 231, #THEMEPROMPT

Word Weaving Submissions are Open

Who's ready to write syllabic poetry? Submissions are open for the first edition of Word Weaving, a Word Craft Journal of Syllabic Verse until July 15, 2021. Isn't it time to get your poetry published?Tweet We publish haiku, senryu, haiga, gogyohka, tanka, tanka prose, haibun, cinquain poetry including any cinquain variations, Etheree, nonet, shadorma, Badger … Continue reading Word Weaving Submissions are Open

#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

Introducing… Word Weaving—A Word Craft Journal of Syllabic Verse

For the last month, I've teased you on the Tanka Tuesday challenges with some big news coming! Happy May Day! Word Weaving began as a creative experiment between two poetic friends, Colleen Chesebro and JulesPaige, birthed from our combined love for writing syllabic poetry on Word Craft: Prose & Poetry at wordcraftpoetry.com. Those Tanka Tuesday poetry … Continue reading Introducing… Word Weaving—A Word Craft Journal of Syllabic Verse

Introducing: Word Weaving—A Word Craft Journal of Syllabic Verse

Word Weaving began as a creative experiment between two poetic friends, Colleen Chesebro and JulesPaige, birthed from our combined love for writing syllabic poetry on Word Craft: Prose & Poetry at wordcraftpoetry.com. Those Tanka Tuesday poetry challenges got us thinking. What if we published a yearly poetry journal of syllabic verse to encourage emerging poets? Jules … Continue reading Introducing: Word Weaving—A Word Craft Journal of Syllabic Verse