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Learning Syllabic Forms

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… Continue reading Let’s Talk: tanka prose

Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenges

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

Prior Years Poetry Stars

Weekly Poetry Challenge Stars | Specific Form ~ Haibun

Image credit: © Frank J. Tassone 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.Padre8.Jules15.theindieshe2.Kim9.Pat… Continue reading Weekly Poetry Challenge Stars | Specific Form ~ Haibun