#TankaTuesday #Poetry Stars No. 249 | #ThemePrompt: Kindness

The Holiday's are Approaching! Books are great gifts to give for the holidays. I've read a few articles which said print books are taking longer to make and that Amazon is trying hard to keep up with demands. Shop early and order soon. Support your community writers and poets. I know I am! Word Weaving … Continue reading #TankaTuesday #Poetry Stars No. 249 | #ThemePrompt: Kindness

#Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Stars: #PhotoPrompt

Welcome to our weekly poetry stars celebration. This week’s challenge was to write our poetry using one of these forms: (haiku, senryu, haiga, tanka, gogyohka, haibun, tanka prose, renga, solo renga, cinquain and its variations, Etheree, nonet, shadorma, Badger hexastich, Abhanga poetry) inspired by Trent McDonald's photo shown below: OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA: Image credit: Trent McDonald Remember… … Continue reading #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Stars: #PhotoPrompt

TANKA TUESDAY POETRY STARS | Poets choice no. 209

Hello from snowy Michigan! What a tremendous success our first poetry challenge of 2021 was! Bravo to those of you who tried a new form and taught us how to create it! Many thanks to everyone who joined in below: 1.ladyleemanila10.Padre19.Goutam Dutta2.Trent McDonald11.Zander20.theindieshe3.Tina Stewart Brakebill12.D. L. Finn21.Vashti Quiroz- Vega4.Dave Madden13.s. s.22.Marsha Ingrao5.Jules14.anita dawes23.M J Mallon6.Ritu Bhathal15.Jude24.Kerfe Roig7.willowdot2116.Gwen … Continue reading TANKA TUESDAY POETRY STARS | Poets choice no. 209

WEEKLY TANKA TUESDAY POETRY CHALLENGE STARS | #SYNONYMSONLY

Each week our challenge has a twist and this week it was to find synonyms for the words: "imagine & gratitude." Kat Myrman selected some fine words. Congratulations to all the poets who participated. You are all stars! Here's everyone that joined in: 1.Padre 7.Dave Madden 13.Kerfe Roig 2.Trent 8.Cheryl 14.Donna Matthews 3.willowdot21 9.Goutam Dutta 15.M J Mallon 4.Jules 10.anita dawes 16.Linda Lee Lyberg 5.Kat 11.Elizabeth Adams 17.Pat R 6.Larry … Continue reading WEEKLY TANKA TUESDAY POETRY CHALLENGE STARS | #SYNONYMSONLY

The Results ARe IN For the Winner of the Carrot Ranch Double Ennead Poetry Challenge

For this year’s rodeo, I created a special poetry form called the Double Ennead. The word Ennead means nine, and a double nine is ninety-nine! Carrot Ranch is famous for 99-word flash fiction. Finally, the ranch has its own syllabic poetry form written in 99 syllables! The Double Ennead comprised five lines with a syllable count of … Continue reading The Results ARe IN For the Winner of the Carrot Ranch Double Ennead Poetry Challenge

Weekly Poetry Challenge Stars | Theme Prompt #188

Many thanks to Sue Vincent, who gave us an amazing theme to work with this week: “Trees are sanctuaries. Whoever knows how to speak to them, whoever knows how to listen to them, can learn the truth.” Herman Hesse Thank you for all of your hard work! Your poetry was amazing! I want to share … Continue reading Weekly Poetry Challenge Stars | Theme Prompt #188

Weekly Poetry Challenge Stars | Specific Form ~ Haibun

Image credit: © Frank J. Tassone What an amazing collection of haibun poems this week. I want to thank Frank J. Tassone for the lovely image of Gertrude's Nose. What a great photo! Mr. Linky has made finding the poems so easy now. I'm tickled with the results. Here is everyone who joined in: 1.Padre8.Jules15.theindieshe2.Kim9.Pat … Continue reading Weekly Poetry Challenge Stars | Specific Form ~ Haibun

Weekly Poetry Challenge Stars | Challenge #173 – Synonyms Only: Idea & Fancy

Hello, everyone! Finally, my house painting project has ended. My husband and I are both worn out, but we beat the heat! The highs in Phoenix this week will climb into the nineties, which means it's time to turn on the air conditioning. I want to thank everyone for putting up with my late comments … Continue reading Weekly Poetry Challenge Stars | Challenge #173 – Synonyms Only: Idea & Fancy

Colleen’s 2019 #Tanka Tuesday #Poet of the Week & Honorable Mention, No. 153, “Grace & Style,” #SynonymsOnly

Gobble, Gobble... It's time to read some fabulous poetry! Welcome to the Tanka Tuesday Poetry Recap featuring the Poet of the Week and the honorable mention poetry that deserved another read. 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. Hi … Continue reading Colleen’s 2019 #Tanka Tuesday #Poet of the Week & Honorable Mention, No. 153, “Grace & Style,” #SynonymsOnly

Colleen’s 2019 #Tanka Tuesday #Poet of the Week & Honorable Mention, No. 149, #PhotoPrompt

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 item called Colleen’s Weekly Tanka Tuesday Guidelines. Hi everyone. I've been battling some health issues of late … Continue reading Colleen’s 2019 #Tanka Tuesday #Poet of the Week & Honorable Mention, No. 149, #PhotoPrompt