#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

#TankaTuesday #Poetry Stars No. 260 | #Abhanga

Welcome to our weekly poetry stars' celebration. This week’s challenge was to write an Abhanga poem, which is 6-6-6-4, with an end rhyme scheme of abbc. "Abhanga, “the completion” is a stanzaic form commonly used for devotional poetic composition although it has also been used for cynicism, satire and reflective moods. It was popular from the … Continue reading #TankaTuesday #Poetry Stars No. 260 | #Abhanga

#TankaTuesday #Poetry Stars No. 256 | #SpecificForm: haiku

Welcome to our weekly poetry stars' celebration. This week’s challenge was to write a haiku. I shared the basics of how to write a haiku and gave you some visual and musical inspiration. I was totally in awe of all the great poetry you all created. I shared some additional information about writing haiku vs. senryu … Continue reading #TankaTuesday #Poetry Stars No. 256 | #SpecificForm: haiku

Haiku

I love haiku. They are one of my favorite syllabic forms to write. This haiku is written for #TankaTuesday and the specific form challenge. Haiku are written about nature, the seasons, a beautiful moment in nature, an emotional experience while in nature, or change. In haiku, your subject will always be about nature. The use … Continue reading Haiku