#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 | #PhotoPrompt

Welcome to our weekly poetry stars celebration. As I'm moving away from FaceBook Pages, I've created a Twitter account for Word Craft: Prose & Poetry. Please follow @SyllabicPoetry where I will start sharing your posts this week. The Facebook page will be deleted in the next day or so. Thanks. ❤ This week’s challenge was to … Continue reading #TANKATUESDAY #POETRY STARS | #PhotoPrompt

“Sweet” #Abhanga, #NaPoWritMo

When I wake up in the morning, one of the first things I do, after I kiss my husband good morning, is to grab a cup of coffee. Then, I go to Facebook to see what lovely photo Merril D. Smith has shared for the day. Today's photo was spectacular! I was so inspired I … Continue reading “Sweet” #Abhanga, #NaPoWritMo

#TANKA TUESDAY WEEKLY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 217, #THEMEPROMPT

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 fourth week … Continue reading #TANKA TUESDAY WEEKLY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 217, #THEMEPROMPT

TANKA TUESDAY POETRY CHALLENGE STARS | Theme Prompt: Dreams

Welcome to our weekly poetry stars celebration. This week’s challenge was to write about the theme of "dreams," 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 (hexastich for short), and Abhanga. Remember… the first of the month you can write any syllabic poetry … Continue reading TANKA TUESDAY POETRY CHALLENGE STARS | Theme Prompt: Dreams

WEEKLY POETRY CHALLENGE STARS | No. 193, #PoetsChoice

1.Reena Saxena10.Ruth Scribbles19.huwanahoy2.Elizabeth11.Cheryl20.Vashti Quiroz- Vega3.Kim12.anita dawes21.Sally Cronin4.theindieshe13.Goutam Dutta22.Ken Gierke / rivrvlogr5.Linda Lee Lyberg14.Sue Vincent23.David Ellis / Too Full To Write6.Padre15.D. L. Finn24.M J Mallon7.s. s.16.Merril D. Smith25.Jane Dougherty8.Jules17.Gwen Plano26.Roberta Eaton Cheadle9.willowdot2118.Pat R27.Colleen Chesebro Congratulations to everyone who joined in this week! You always surprise me with your creativity and clever poetry! I want to share a few of the forms … Continue reading WEEKLY POETRY CHALLENGE STARS | No. 193, #PoetsChoice

Weekly Poetry Challenge Stars | Poet’s Choice – First of the Month Challenge # 185

Thanks for all of the amazing poetry! You guys are the best! The first of the month Poet's Choice challenge participants are listed below: 1.Padre10.anita dawes19.Cheryl2.Jude11.Kim20.Merril D. Smith3.Dave Madden12.Tina Stewart Brakebill21.Colleen Chesebro4.Trent McDonald13.Tessa Dean22.Sally Cronin5.theindieshe14.Ken Gierke / rivrvlogr23.D.G. Kaye6.Christine Bialczak15.Jules24.kittysverses7.Pat R16.s. s.25.Marsha Ingrao8.willowdot2117.Elizabeth26.9.Kerfe Roig18.Sue Vincent   While Freyja's sleeping on my desk, take the time to visit … Continue reading Weekly Poetry Challenge Stars | Poet’s Choice – First of the Month Challenge # 185

The Diatelle Poem | Merril D. Smith, Poetry Star

Merril Smith shares how to create a diatelle poem. Merril says: “The Diatelle is a fun, syllable counting form like the etheree with a twist. The syllable structure of the diatelle is as follows: 1/2/3/4/6/8/10/12/10/8/6/4/3/2/1, but unlike an ethere, has a set rhyme pattern of abbcbccaccbcbba. This poetry form may be written on any subject matter and … Continue reading The Diatelle Poem | Merril D. Smith, Poetry Star