WEEKLY POETRY CHALLENGE STARS | #Synonyms Only: Annette rochelle aben

It's HOT in Arizona! How are you staying cool? Welcome to this week's poetry challenge stars! Jules picked some interesting words for us all to work with this week for our #SynonymsOnly challenge: Circled and Squared. At first the words intimidated me... but not for long. Thesaurus.com listed plenty of words. Circled synonyms: encircle, rotate, … Continue reading WEEKLY POETRY CHALLENGE STARS | #Synonyms Only: Annette rochelle aben

the permanence of henna ~ gogyohka | RIVRVLOGR

Source: the permanence of henna ~ gogyohka Ken shares an amazing poem using a Gogyohka which is a five-line, untitled, Japanese poetic form. Unlike tanka (5/7/5/7/7 syllables), Gogyohka has no restrictions on length. (Wikipedia.org) Here are the rules for this poem from Wikipedia.com: Five rules of Gogyohka by Enta Kusakabe (1983) Gogyohka is a new form of … Continue reading the permanence of henna ~ gogyohka | RIVRVLOGR

Colleen’s 2019 #Tanka Tuesday Recap: #Poet of the Week & Honorable Mention, No. 156, #PoetsChoice

The Countdown is on to the Winter Solstice! Are you ready? Welcome to the Tanka Tuesday Poetry Recap featuring the Poet of the Week and the honorable mention poetry that spoke to me. If you would like to participate in this challenge, you can learn the rules in the menu item called Colleen’s Weekly Tanka Tuesday … Continue reading Colleen’s 2019 #Tanka Tuesday Recap: #Poet of the Week & Honorable Mention, No. 156, #PoetsChoice

Colleen’s 2019 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 125#SynonymsOnly

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! Hi! I’m glad to see you here. Are you ready to write some syllabic poetry? DREAMING of Spring! Here are your two words for this week: Origin & Write HERE’S THE CATCH: You can’t use the prompt words! SYNONYMS ONLY! Except for the first challenge of the month ~ then, the poets get to … Continue reading Colleen’s 2019 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 125#SynonymsOnly

Colleen’s 2019 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 122

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! Hi! I’m glad to see you here. Are you ready to write some syllabic poetry? Valentine's Day isn't far off. This is your opportunity to write all that love poetry you've been saving. Go ahead... May the muse be with you. ❤ It's the first challenge of the month which means … Continue reading Colleen’s 2019 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 122

Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 100, “Poet’s Choice of Words”

Help Me Celebrate our 100th Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge! Thank you for your participation! Fall is in the air here in the mountains of Colorado and I saw snow on the mountain peaks Sunday morning. It's my favorite time of the year and today is our 100th poetry challenge. How cool is that? As a … Continue reading Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 100, “Poet’s Choice of Words”