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#TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY STARS | #SynonymsOnly: “Life & Move”

Welcome to our weekly poetry stars celebration. This week’s challenge was to choose synonyms for the words, “life and move,” chosen by Ritu, 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, and Abhanga poetry. Remember… the first of the month …

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#Tanka Tuesday Weekly #Poetry Challenge No. 225, #SynonymsOnly

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! Welcome! Check out the NEW main menu item: Poetry Book Publishing Links to find poetry book publishing links, including links to literary journals and poetry magazines accepting submissions of poetry. If you know of a link to add to this list, let me know by email to tankatuesdaypoetry@gmail.com. ❤ It’s the second week …

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Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenges No. 114, 115, & 116 #SynonymsOnly

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! Hi! I’m going to take some much needed time off to celebrate Yuletide, starting today, December 11 – December 31st, 2018. There will be NO challenges or recaps until January 1, 2019. However, I know some of you will want to continue writing your weekly poetry. So, I’ve listed out the …

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The Fairy Whisperer – A Haiku

RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #92 has given us the prompt words of “Life & Path.” In addition, we are able to link to the 52 Week Photo Challenge hosted by some of our Haiku Challenge friends in unison with the above prompt words. This week’s photo prompt is “Path.” Her life path is clear – A …

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Ronovan’s Weekly Haiku Challenge–Innocence & Life

(Image credit: Elizabeth I) “The First Queen” Her virtue intact – she stumbles throughout her life, forlorn without love. 2014 © Copyright-All rights reserved http://www.silverthreading.com Ronovan’s Weekly Haiku Challenge is one of my favorite challenges because you can stretch the words into meaning something far different from the original words that you begin with.  Do …

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Ronovan’s Weekly Haiku Challenge–Innocence & Life

(Image credit: Elizabeth I) “The First Queen” Her virtue intact – she stumbles throughout her life, forlorn without love. 2014 © Copyright-All rights reserved http://www.silverthreading.com Ronovan’s Weekly Haiku Challenge is one of my favorite challenges because you can stretch the words into meaning something far different from the original words that you begin with.  Do …

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The Red Sweater

A man and a woman walk through the park together, holding hands. They pass an old woman sitting on a bench. The old woman is knitting a small, red sweater. The man begins to cry. Write this scene. Today’s twist: write the scene from three different points of view: from the perspective of the man, …

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An Average Girl

She was a typical kind of girl, just an ordinary, run of the mill kind of girl. Nothing fancy, nothing elegant, simply her. She had a common job as a cocktail waitress earning her living at the usual kind of bar – serving men who treated her cruel. In her regular way she battled the …

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My Daughter–My Friend

It seems only a few years ago, A tiny delicate lass – Burst into my life with a wail and a scream. Hello beautiful. Long in limb and tall in stature, All blond hair and curls tumbling down. Emerald eyes – a gazelle, a graceful beauty – Independent even then. Mothers and daughters share a …

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