“From Mud,” 99-word Poetry

The Carrot Ranch Flash Fiction, October 14, 2021, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story embraces the mud. What is the mud, real or metaphor? How does it transform a character or place? What happens? Go where the prompt leads! EXTENDED DEADLINE: Respond by October 26, 2021…. Continue reading

“Break of Day,” Oracle Poetry

I had a lovely visit with the poetry Oracle today. I’m always grateful for her poetic inspiration. She’s been encouraging me to explore free-verse or prose poetry. I still prefer my syllabic verse but it is fun to create from her inspiration in a pure sense of just letting the… Continue reading

#Haiku & #Senryu Poetry Forms

Now that I’ve got the 2019 Poet of the Week Compilation sorted, I wanted to talk more about writing and creating Haiku and Senryu in English with the traditional rules and what I call the “current” rules. Read my post here: 5/7/5 vs 3/5/3 & 2/3/2 Haiku & Senryu Styles… Continue reading

Colleen’s 2019 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 138 #SynonymsOnly

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! Hi! I’m glad to see you here. Are you ready to write some syllabic poetry? Here are your two words for this week: “Clear & Nature” Join in this week’s Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge using Synonyms Only for the words: Clear & Nature. #Haiku, #Senryu, #Haiga,… Continue reading