Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenges

COLLEEN’S 2020 WEEKLY #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 199 #EKPHRASTIC #PHOTOPROMPT OR #SynonymsOnly

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! Since we skipped last week's challenge for the Carrot Ranch Double Ennead Poetry Challenge, we'll combine two challenges this week! You can choose the Ekphrastic #PhotoPrompt provided by Trent McDonald, or you can choose the #SynonymsOnly challenge using the words "MOVE & MAKE" provided by David Ellis. OR... You can do… Continue reading COLLEEN’S 2020 WEEKLY #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 199 #EKPHRASTIC #PHOTOPROMPT OR #SynonymsOnly

Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenges

COLLEEN’S 2020 WEEKLY #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 198, #POET’SCHOICE

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! DON'T FORGET! The October 13, 2020 poetry challenge will feature the Carrot Ranch Rodeo poetry challenge! Carrot Ranch is famous for 99-word flash fiction, so I created a form called the Double Ennead, a 99 syllable form to challenge your word skills! There’s a few surprises with this form and the… Continue reading COLLEEN’S 2020 WEEKLY #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 198, #POET’SCHOICE

Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenges

COLLEEN’S 2020 WEEKLY #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 194 #SYNONYMSONLY

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! This week, Annette Rochelle Aben selected the words for the syllables only challenge. That means you can't use those two words. You must find synonyms to replace them. Fun, right? Here are your two words: Hint & Bold Don't forget, on the Monday before the next challenge, I'll select a poem… Continue reading COLLEEN’S 2020 WEEKLY #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 194 #SYNONYMSONLY

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COLLEEN’S 2020 WEEKLY #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 192, #THEMEPROMPT

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! It's the fourth week of the month! Are you ready for a theme prompt? Kerfe Roig from last month's challenge picked the theme... This month's theme is: Maps On the Monday before the next challenge, I'll select someone to choose next month's theme. For Colleen’s Weekly Poetry Challenge, you can write… Continue reading COLLEEN’S 2020 WEEKLY #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 192, #THEMEPROMPT

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COLLEEN’S 2020 WEEKLY #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 191 #PHOTOPROMPT

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! It's the third week of the month! Time for a #PhotoPrompt Aishwarya, aka, Kitty from Kitty's Verses, was my selection from last month's challenge. She has provided the photo for this month's challenge. Remember, don't just describe what is in the photo. Engage your senses and work with implied metaphors to… Continue reading COLLEEN’S 2020 WEEKLY #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 191 #PHOTOPROMPT

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COLLEEN’S 2020 WEEKLY #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 190 #SYNONYMSONLY

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! Sorry for the chaos last week! I'm slowing updating all the pages that did NOT come over from the business plan. The Poetry Challenge Cheat Sheet link and the Tanka Tuesday Poetry Book Store links are on the main menu above. You should be able to access them. Please let me… Continue reading COLLEEN’S 2020 WEEKLY #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 190 #SYNONYMSONLY

Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenges

COLLEEN’S 2020 WEEKLY #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 189, #POET’SCHOICE

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! A note to all my poets and readers: I'm switching back to the premium plan from the business plan and working with WordPress. The renewal for the business plan at $300 a year is much too steep for a struggling poet, like me... so, beware of glitches. Hopefully, everything will go… Continue reading COLLEEN’S 2020 WEEKLY #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 189, #POET’SCHOICE

Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenges

Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 188, #ThemePrompt

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! It's the fourth week of July! Are you ready for a theme prompt? Sue Vincent selected the theme this week with a quote prompt: "Trees are sanctuaries. Whoever knows how to speak to them, whoever knows how to listen to them, can learn the truth." Herman Hesse On the Monday before the… Continue reading Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 188, #ThemePrompt

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Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 187 #PhotoPrompt

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! It's the third week of the month! Time for a #PhotoPrompt! Sally Cronin provided the photo for this month's photo challenge: Image Credit: © Sally Cronin What does this photo say to you? Remember to use all of your senses when you craft your poetry. Could this photo be a metaphor… Continue reading Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 187 #PhotoPrompt

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Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 186 #SynonymsOnly

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! Anita Dawes picked the two words for you to choose your synonyms from. Opposites are so fun to work with. I can't wait to see what you come up with! Here are your two words: "BLESSED & HEX" On the Monday before the next challenge, I'll select a poem and share… Continue reading Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 186 #SynonymsOnly