#poetryreading Poets in the Blogosphere (Recording) via ELIZABETH GAUFFREAU

I wanted to share this recording with you all to support our community poets. Elizabeth Gauffreau put this together, and it is fabulous! Ken Gierke and Merril D. Smith are all familiar names. Have a listen. The link to Liz's blog is: https://lizgauffreau.com/2022/04/25/poetryreading-poets-in-the-blogosphere-recording/ please leave your comments there. Comments are closed. 💜 https://vimeo.com/703057322

#TankaTuesday #Poetry Stars No. 258 | #ThemePrompt: Memories-Sweet & Sour

Welcome to our weekly poetry stars' celebration. This week’s challenge was to write our choice of syllabic poem, using the theme of memories: sweet & sour. As usual, we select a form from the cheat sheet or a syllabic form from the Poetscollective.org for our syllabic poetry. 👀 Check out the poetry contest on EveryWritersResource.com: The … Continue reading #TankaTuesday #Poetry Stars No. 258 | #ThemePrompt: Memories-Sweet & Sour

ReBLOG | lights slowly dimming ~ senryū | Rivrvlgr

Many thanks to everyone who participated in the weekly poetry challenge. You're all amazing! Ken Gierke, aka RIVRVLOGR, I've selected you to pick the theme for the March 2020 #ThemePrompt. Please email me at tankatuesdaypoetry@gmail.com before next month's challenge. Have fun and be creative. lights slowly dimming ~ senryū lights slowly dimmingaging parent’s shallow breathsnew grandchild … Continue reading ReBLOG | lights slowly dimming ~ senryū | Rivrvlgr

the permanence of henna ~ gogyohka | RIVRVLOGR

Source: the permanence of henna ~ gogyohka Ken shares an amazing poem using a Gogyohka which is a five-line, untitled, Japanese poetic form. Unlike tanka (5/7/5/7/7 syllables), Gogyohka has no restrictions on length. (Wikipedia.org) Here are the rules for this poem from Wikipedia.com: Five rules of Gogyohka by Enta Kusakabe (1983) Gogyohka is a new form of … Continue reading the permanence of henna ~ gogyohka | RIVRVLOGR