#TANKATUESDAY Weekly #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 244 #EKPHRASTIC #PHOTOPROMPT

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! WordPress has done it again! They've retired a bunch of themes and mine was one of them. There isn't much selection out there anymore for anyone unless you want a one page theme. There are NO premium themes anymore. Now, all you pay extra for is CSS codes, which I've saved … Continue reading #TANKATUESDAY Weekly #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 244 #EKPHRASTIC #PHOTOPROMPT

#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

#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

Carrot RODEO #2: DOUBLE ENNEAD SYLLABIC POETRY

Welcome to the Carrot Ranch Rodeo! This challenge is sponsored by the Carrot Ranch Literary Community at carrotranch.com and run by lead Buckaroo, Charli Mills. Almost everyone knows my love for syllabic poetry; especially haiku, tanka, cinquain, and more. Woo HOO! I've got something special wrangled up for this challenge! For this year's rodeo, I've … Continue reading Carrot RODEO #2: DOUBLE ENNEAD SYLLABIC POETRY

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

Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 179, #ThemePrompt

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! It's the fourth week of the month! Are you ready for a theme prompt? Merril D. Smith from last month's challenge selected a special theme: This week's theme is: “How far that little candle throws his beams! So shines a good deed in a weary world.”― William Shakespeare, The Merchant of … Continue reading Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 179, #ThemePrompt

Weekly Poetry Challenge Stars | Theme Prompt #175: Merril D. Smith

Hello, everyone: Many of you participated in NaPoWritMo, the National Poetry Society's writing contest where you're asked to write a poem a day during the month of April. Let me congratulate all of you who took part. In fact, many of you didn't miss this challenge, taking part in both at the same time! You … Continue reading Weekly Poetry Challenge Stars | Theme Prompt #175: Merril D. Smith