#TankaTuesday Weekly #Poetry Challenge No. 301, 1/3/23

WELCOME TO #TANKATUESDAY 短歌 火曜日 Welcome to a new year of writing syllabic poetry. Please read the rules, updated for the new year, 2023 HERE. Practicing with synonyms is a great way to choose the perfect word for the meaning you're trying to convey in your poem. Try Thesaurus.com 💛 Back by popular demand, our … Continue reading #TankaTuesday Weekly #Poetry Challenge No. 301, 1/3/23

TankaTuesday Weekly #Poetry Challenge No. 300, 11/29/22, #ShareYourDay

WELCOME TO #TANKATUESDAY! This is the last poetry challenge for 2022. I'll return on January 3, 2023, with a new year of poetry challenges. Stay Tuned... 🎄🤶🏻🎁 🎄 I'm taking the month of December off to promote my newest book, Fairies, Myths, & Magic II - A Winter Celebration, dedicated to Yule and the winter … Continue reading TankaTuesday Weekly #Poetry Challenge No. 300, 11/29/22, #ShareYourDay

#TankaTuesday #Poetry Stars No. 299 |#ThemePrompt: The Gray Scarf

Tomorrow's challenge, 11/29/22 is the last challenge for 2022. This is also the last recap for 2022. 🎄 I'm taking the month of December off to promote my newest book, Fairies, Myths, & Magic II - A Winter Celebration, dedicated to Yule and the winter solstice. 🎄 🤶🏻 There will be a blog tour on … Continue reading #TankaTuesday #Poetry Stars No. 299 |#ThemePrompt: The Gray Scarf

#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 Challenge No. 297, 11/8/2022, #SpecificForm: Kouta

WELCOME TO #TANKATUESDAY! Last month, I asked Reena to select a syllabic form for us to learn more about. Her choice was the Japanese form, kouta. FAST FACTS The Kouta 小唄 (little or short song) is a popular Japanese verse form of the Muromachi Period, 14th thru 16th century. The lyrical song was resurrected as a geisha … Continue reading #TankaTuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 297, 11/8/2022, #SpecificForm: Kouta

#TankaTuesday #Poetry Stars No. 296 |Taste the Rainbow

Welcome to our weekly poetry stars' celebration. This week’s challenge was to choose a color and 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.Mindfills9.Cheryl17.Annette Rochelle Aben2.ladyleemanila10.Paula Light18.The Versesmith3.ben Alexander11.Colleen Chesebro19.Kerfe4.Padre12.AJ20.Jules5.Willowdot2113.Selma21.Ken Gierke / rivrvlogr6.Trent14.Elizabeth22.Ruth Klein7.Reena Saxena15.Ken … Continue reading #TankaTuesday #Poetry Stars No. 296 |Taste the Rainbow

#TankaTuesday Weekly Poetry Challenge No. 296, 11/1/22: #Tastetherainbow-Color Poetry

Hello everyone. Happy November! This is the last #TastetheRainbow challenge of 2022. I'm taking December off to promote my new book: Fairies, Myths, & Magic III-A Winter Celebration, dedicated to the winter solstice. This book contains syllabic poetry, free-style poetry, short stories, and flash fiction. To be clearer... the November 29th challenge will be the … Continue reading #TankaTuesday Weekly Poetry Challenge No. 296, 11/1/22: #Tastetherainbow-Color Poetry

#TANKATUESDAY Weekly #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 295, 10/25/22, #THEMEPROMPT

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! Here we are for another #TankaTuesday poetry challenge! Are you ready for a theme prompt? Anita Dawes selected this month's theme: 🔮 What You Wish For? 🔮 Use the theme above to write your choice of syllabic poem. Here are some sites that will help you write your poetry and count … Continue reading #TANKATUESDAY Weekly #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 295, 10/25/22, #THEMEPROMPT

Special Thank You’s

We belong to one of the best poetry communities around... did you know that? Through the years, I've developed friendships that I really treasure. We all learn together too, which is something I truly love. Today, I want to thank two friends for their friendship and for sharing their love of poetry with me. First … Continue reading Special Thank You’s