#TankaTuesday #Poetry Stars No. 298 | #PhotoPrompt

Welcome to our weekly poetry stars' celebration. This week’s challenge was to write our choice of syllabic poem, using a form from the cheat sheet or a syllabic form from the Poetscollective.org, using the photo from David: “Ukrainian Figurines” by Kirill Shevchenko (Groder) Image by Кирилл Шевченко from Pixabay Many thanks to everyone who joined in below: 1.ben Alexander 6.Cheryl 11.sangeetha 2.Elizabeth 7.Jules 12.Balroop Singh 3.Gwen … Continue reading #TankaTuesday #Poetry Stars No. 298 | #PhotoPrompt

TankaTuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 298, 11/15/22 #Ekphrastic #PhotoPrompt

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! This challenge explores Ekphrastic poetry, inspired by visual art or photographs. David provided the photo for this month's challenge: "Ukrainian Figurines" by Kirill Shevchenko (Groder) Image by Кирилл Шевченко from Pixabay Write your poem using a syllabic form from the cheat sheet or from the poetscollective.org/poetryforms. Here is more information on how … Continue reading TankaTuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 298, 11/15/22 #Ekphrastic #PhotoPrompt

#TankaTuesday #Poetry Stars No. 294 |#PhotoPrompt

Welcome to our weekly poetry stars' celebration. This week’s challenge was to write our choice of syllabic poem, using a form from the cheat sheet or a syllabic form from the Poetscollective.org. © Lisa Fox: Felt Mansion This week, our challenge was to write a syllabic poem using the image provided by Lisa Fox. I liked … Continue reading #TankaTuesday #Poetry Stars No. 294 |#PhotoPrompt

#TankaTuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 294, 10/18/22 #Ekphrastic #PhotoPrompt

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! This challenge explores Ekphrastic poetry, inspired by visual art or photographs. Lisa from TaoTalk, provided the photo for this month's challenge: © Lisa Fox, Felt Mansion Lisa said she took this image at the Felt Mansion (western Michigan) in 2020. With Halloween just around the corner, the stark imagery in this … Continue reading #TankaTuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 294, 10/18/22 #Ekphrastic #PhotoPrompt

#TankaTuesday #Poetry Stars No. 290 |#Ekphrastic #photoPrompt

Welcome to our weekly poetry stars' celebration. For this week’s challenge, Britta Benson selected a photo from her personal collection. Picture credit: Britta Benson. This photograph was taken inside St. Cecilia’s Church (built in 1739), Heusenstamm, Germany.  Now, I know some of you had issues with the photo of this sculpture. No matter what you think of … Continue reading #TankaTuesday #Poetry Stars No. 290 |#Ekphrastic #photoPrompt

#TANKATUESDAY Weekly #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 290 #EKPHRASTIC #PHOTOPROMPT

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! Britta Benson selected the image this week. It’s an interesting photo. Remember, we can see what’s in the image, so write your poem using the image as an inspiration. Don’t just describe what you see in the photo. Think about metaphor and allegory. Think about the season. Also, think about the form you’re chosen. Some … Continue reading #TANKATUESDAY Weekly #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 290 #EKPHRASTIC #PHOTOPROMPT

#TankaTuesday #Poetry Stars No. 285 | #Ekphrastic #photoPrompt

Just a few notes: It looks like I've settled all my WP issues with a return to WP.com. I've also returned to my MAC roots with the Safari browser. That seems to have calmed everything down as well. Safari is a slower browser, but as my Mac ages, it might be better. We shall see. … Continue reading #TankaTuesday #Poetry Stars No. 285 | #Ekphrastic #photoPrompt

TankaTuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 285, 8/18/22 #Ekphrastic #PhotoPrompt

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! This challenge explores Ekphrastic poetry, inspired by visual art or photographs. Reena provided a piece of her artwork for this month's challenge. There's plenty of imagery in her art, and it's a great inspiration to write your poem. Remember what you've learned about the psychology of color in your poetry. Write … Continue reading TankaTuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 285, 8/18/22 #Ekphrastic #PhotoPrompt

#TankaTuesday #Poetry Stars No. 281 | #PhotoPrompt, #Ekphrastic

Welcome to our weekly poetry stars' celebration. This week’s challenge was to write our choice of syllabic poem, using a form from the cheat sheet or a syllabic form from the Poetscollective.org. Many thanks to everyone who joined in below: 1.Reena Saxena7.Jules13.Ruth Klein2.willowdot218.theindieshe14.D.G. Kaye3.ben Alexander9.Yvette M Calleiro15.kittysverses4.Gwen Plano10.Goutam Dutta16.Margaret 215.Balroop Singh11.Selma17.Mayuri Srivastava6.The Versesmith12.Annette Rochelle Aben18.You're next! … Continue reading #TankaTuesday #Poetry Stars No. 281 | #PhotoPrompt, #Ekphrastic

#TankaTuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 281, 7/19/22 #Ekphrastic #PhotoPrompt

WELCOME TO #TANKATUESDAY! This challenge explores Ekphrastic poetry, inspired by visual art or photographs. Willow provided the photo for this month's challenge. Now, we can see this is a statue, so get creative and think about what this statue could represent. Think about imagery and symbolism... then select a form and craft your poem! © … Continue reading #TankaTuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 281, 7/19/22 #Ekphrastic #PhotoPrompt