“Prosper,” lanterne series

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The #TankaTuesday challenge this week was to write a lanterne poem series. This is shape poetry and looks best centered on the page. It’s a cinquain (five lines) which comprises syllables of 1, 2, 3, 4, 1. I didn’t care for the structure of the lanterne given by Antonia Sorin,… Continue reading

My First Podcast: Tea, Toast, & Trivia with Rebecca Budd

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Hello everyone! I’ve got some exciting news. My friend, Rebecca Budd, invited me to her podcast called Tea, Toast, & Trivia at https://teatoasttrivia.com/. While you’re at it, this blog is wonderful to follow. You’ll meet new friends here… I guarantee it! I’ve shared the link to the podcast below. I… Continue reading

#TankaTuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 257 #Ekphrastic #PhotoPrompt

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! This challenge explores Ekphrastic poetry, inspired by visual art or photographs. I’ve provided the artwork for this month’s challenge: Many thanks to Rebecca Budd, who introduced me to the art of John William Waterhouse. Her blog, Chasing Art, is full of poetic inspiration! Write your poem… Continue reading