#TankaTuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 293, #SpecificForm: Troiku

WELCOME TO #TANKATUESDAY! Last month, I asked Kerfe Roig to select a syllabic form for us to learn more about. Her choice was the Troiku. FAST FACTS The Troiku is a form created by Chèvrefeuille at https://carpediemtroikuworld.blogspot.com/2015/10/welcome.html. The example for the Troiku (no kigo required in this form) example follows: First haiku: seeking knowledgegetting deeper … Continue reading #TankaTuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 293, #SpecificForm: Troiku

#TankaTuesday #Poetry Stars No. 289 |#SpecificForm: Shadorma

Welcome to our weekly poetry stars' celebration. For this week’s challenge, Jules selected the shadorma. The Shadorma comprises a six-line stanza (or sestet). Each stanza is written as 3-5-3-3-7-5 for a total of 26 syllables with no set rhyme scheme. When writing a Shadorma, I concentrate on a specific subject. Shadorma need a title. Many thanks to everyone who … Continue reading #TankaTuesday #Poetry Stars No. 289 |#SpecificForm: Shadorma

#TankaTuesday #Poetry Stars No. 271 | #ThemePrompt

Welcome to our weekly poetry stars' celebration. This week’s challenge was from Yvette M. Caldeiro, and we were to write our choice of syllabic poem, using the theme of beginnings & endings. We could use a form from the cheat sheet or a syllabic form from the Poetscollective.org. Have you had a difficult time commenting on … Continue reading #TankaTuesday #Poetry Stars No. 271 | #ThemePrompt

#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: The image for this week’s photo prompt is from Pixabay.com, compliments of “Pretty sleepy.” Many thanks to everyone who joined in below: 1.ladyleemanila 10.Eugenia 19.Kerfe 2.ben … Continue reading #TankaTuesday #Poetry Stars No. 261 | #PhotoPrompt

#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

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