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Let’s Talk: tanka prose

Let’s talk tanka… tanka prose, that is! The Basics of the tanka prose form: I try to adhere to the basic structure of tanka prose—which includes the five-line tanka written mostly in the form 5-7-5-7-7, but always in the format of s-l-s-l-l; where the middle line is a pivot between the first and the last …

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#TankaTuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 269, 4/12/22, #Colleen’s SpecificForm:TankaProse

WELCOME TO #TANKATUESDAY! This week’s form: Tanka Prose Here’s how to write tanka prose: TANKA PROSE: We write Tanka prose from the first person point-of-view. The prose paragraph(s) must also seek to be, if not poetic, at least something that grabs our attention. It must compete with the verse in its style, intending to be inventive …

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“#Michigan #Gardening,” #haibun

I feel great satisfaction in the planting and growing of perennials. They become my offspring, a by-product of the energy I infuse into the plants to grow and become strong. Each season, I fuss over the fresh growth, thrilled that my plant babies survived another year. day’s first blushhalcyon weathereventide storms Today, the humidity wrapped …

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Weekly Poetry Challenge Stars | Specific Form ~ Haibun

What an amazing collection of haibun poems this week. I want to thank Frank J. Tassone for the lovely image of Gertrude’s Nose. What a great photo! Mr. Linky has made finding the poems so easy now. I’m tickled with the results. Here is everyone who joined in: 1. Padre 8. Jules 15. theindieshe 2. …

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