Prior Years Poetry Stars

TANKA TUESDAY POETRY STARS | Poets choice no. 209

Hello from snowy Michigan! What a tremendous success our first poetry challenge of 2021 was! Bravo to those of you who tried a new form and taught us how to create it! Many thanks to everyone who joined in below: 1.ladyleemanila10.Padre19.Goutam Dutta2.Trent McDonald11.Zander20.theindieshe3.Tina Stewart Brakebill12.D. L. Finn21.Vashti Quiroz- Vega4.Dave Madden13.s. s.22.Marsha Ingrao5.Jules14.anita dawes23.M J Mallon6.Ritu Bhathal15.Jude24.Kerfe Roig7.willowdot2116.Gwen… Continue reading TANKA TUESDAY POETRY STARS | Poets choice no. 209

Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenges

#TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 201, #POET’SCHOICE

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! It's election day and the first of the month! YOU know what that means! Word Crafters, choose your own syllabic poetry form, theme, words, images, etc. It's up to you! WAIT... Are you looking for inspiration for your syllabic poetry? Find an image on Pixabay.com or experiment with "found poetry" to… Continue reading #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 201, #POET’SCHOICE

Prior Years Poetry Stars

WEEKLY POETRY CHALLENGE STARS | #192 Theme prompt – MAPS: Franci Hoffman

Kerfe Roig selected the theme for this week: MAPS. Who knew this one word would inspire such great poetry? You all deserve a huge round of applause for your poetic endeavors. YOU'RE ALL STARS! Here's everyone who joined in via Mr. Linky: 1.willowdot2111.Jules21.anita dawes2.Reena Saxena12.Pat R22.s. s.3.Ruth Scribbles13.Sue Vincent23.Linda Lee Lyberg4.Trent McDonald14.Jude24.Padre5.Elizabeth15.Kim25.Traci Kenworth6.kittysverses16.Eugenia26.Merril D. Smith7.Myforever. blog17.Raivenne27.Sally Cronin8.Goutam… Continue reading WEEKLY POETRY CHALLENGE STARS | #192 Theme prompt – MAPS: Franci Hoffman

Notes from Colleen

Cover Reveal: Word Craft ~ Prose & Poetry

Help Me Celebrate! Grab a piece of cake! While I'm waiting to hear from my editors, I thought it was time to share the cover of my newest book creation, "Word Craft ~ Prose & Poetry. This book will discuss the basics of how to write the Japanese and American Syllabic poetry forms we use… Continue reading Cover Reveal: Word Craft ~ Prose & Poetry

Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenges

Colleen’s 2019 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 135 #SynonymsOnly

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! Hi! I’m glad to see you here. Are you ready to write some syllabic poetry? I’ve updated the printable Poetry Form Cheat Sheet that I give away for signing up to my weekly blog recap newsletter. If you are a regular challenge participant and would like a copy email me using… Continue reading Colleen’s 2019 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 135 #SynonymsOnly

Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenges

How to Write a Haiku Poem

It's always good to go back to the basics and refresh our memories about the various syllabic poetry forms we use in our weekly Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge. Today, let's review how to write a Haiku. Here are a few links for you to read. Enjoy! ~Colleen~ *** Haiku is an ancient form of poetry… Continue reading How to Write a Haiku Poem