#TankaTuesday #Poetry Stars No. 289 |#SpecificForm: Shadorma

Welcome to our weekly poetry stars' celebration. For this week’s challenge, Jules selected the shadorma. The Shadorma comprises a six-line stanza (or sestet). Each stanza is written as 3-5-3-3-7-5 for a total of 26 syllables with no set rhyme scheme. When writing a Shadorma, I concentrate on a specific subject. Shadorma need a title. Many thanks to everyone who … Continue reading #TankaTuesday #Poetry Stars No. 289 |#SpecificForm: Shadorma

#TankaTuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 289, 9/13/22 #SpecificForm: Shadorma

WELCOME TO #TANKATUESDAY! Last month, I asked Jules to select a syllabic form for us to learn more about. Her choice was the the shadorma. FAST FACTS I researched the shadorma form for my book, Word Craft: Prose & Poetry. In Chapter 13, pg. 185, I share: "Shadorma poetry is purported to have originated in … Continue reading #TankaTuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 289, 9/13/22 #SpecificForm: Shadorma

#TankaTuesday #Poetry Stars No. 282, #ThemePrompt: “The Longest Day”

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.Harmony Kent7.ben Alexander13.theindieshe2.Reena Saxena8.I deleted Margaret's extra link14.Margaret 213.willowdot219.D. L. Finn15.Mayuri Srivastava4.Gwen Plano10.Annette Rochelle Aben16.Ruth Klein5.Cheryl11.Jules17.Jane … Continue reading #TankaTuesday #Poetry Stars No. 282, #ThemePrompt: “The Longest Day”

#TankaTuesday #Poetry Stars No. 271 | #ThemePrompt

Welcome to our weekly poetry stars' celebration. This week’s challenge was from Yvette M. Caldeiro, and we were to write our choice of syllabic poem, using the theme of beginnings & endings. We could use a form from the cheat sheet or a syllabic form from the Poetscollective.org. Have you had a difficult time commenting on … Continue reading #TankaTuesday #Poetry Stars No. 271 | #ThemePrompt

#TankaTuesday #Poetry Stars No. 266 | #ThemePrompt: Fire & Water

Welcome to our weekly poetry stars' celebration. This week’s challenge was to write our choice of syllabic poem featuring the theme of "fire & Water" and using a form from the cheat sheet or a syllabic form from the Poetscollective.org. What a week it's been! WordPress is working on deleting the domain and blog at colleenchesebro.com. … Continue reading #TankaTuesday #Poetry Stars No. 266 | #ThemePrompt: Fire & Water

#TANKATUESDAY #POETRY STARS | Poets choice No. 237

Welcome to our weekly poetry stars celebration. This week’s challenge was to write your poem using haiku, senryu, haiga, tanka, gogyohka, haibun, tanka prose, renga, solo renga, chōka, cinquain and its variations, Etheree, nonet, shadorma, Badger hexastich, Abhanga, diatelle, the Kerf poetry, and any of the syllabic forms from the Poetscollective.org. Now, the first of the month … Continue reading #TANKATUESDAY #POETRY STARS | Poets choice No. 237

#TANKATUESDAY #POETRY STARS | #ThemePrompt: Expedition

Welcome to our weekly poetry stars celebration. This week’s challenge was to write your poetry using the theme of "expedition" chosen by Donna Matthews, using one of these forms: haiku, senryu, haiga, tanka, gogyohka, haibun, tanka prose, renga, solo renga, chōka, cinquain, and its variations, Etheree, nonet, shadorma, Badger hexastich, Abhanga, diatelle, the Kerf poetry, and any … Continue reading #TANKATUESDAY #POETRY STARS | #ThemePrompt: Expedition

#TANKATUESDAY #POETRY STARS | #PhotoPrompt no. 235

Welcome to our weekly poetry stars celebration. This week’s challenge was to write your poetry based on the photo below, provided by Annette Rochelle Aben, using one of these forms: haiku, senryu, haiga, tanka, gogyohka, haibun, tanka prose, renga, solo renga, chōka, cinquain, and its variations, Etheree, nonet, shadorma, Badger hexastich, Abhanga, diatelle, the Kerf poetry, and … Continue reading #TANKATUESDAY #POETRY STARS | #PhotoPrompt no. 235

#TANKATUESDAY #POETRY STARS | Poets choice

Welcome to our weekly poetry stars celebration. This week’s challenge was to choose synonyms for the words, “loose and tight,” using one of these forms: haiku, senryu, haiga, tanka, gogyohka, haibun, tanka prose, renga, solo renga, chōka, cinquain, and its variations, Etheree, nonet, shadorma, Badger hexastich, Abhanga, diatelle, & the Kerf poetry. The optional form instructions are … Continue reading #TANKATUESDAY #POETRY STARS | Poets choice

#TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY STARS – Specific Form: Create Your Own Syllabic Poetry Form

Welcome to our weekly poetry stars celebration. It’s the fifth Tuesday of the month! This is our chance to work with a specific syllabic poetry form. But let’s do something different this time... First, choose your favorite syllabic poetry form. Write your poem.Next, give your poem some different characteristics to make it something different. You can … Continue reading #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY STARS – Specific Form: Create Your Own Syllabic Poetry Form