Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenges

#TANKATUESDAY Weekly #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 290 #EKPHRASTIC #PHOTOPROMPT

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! Britta Benson selected the image this week. It’s an interesting photo. Remember, we can see what’s in the image, so write your poem using the image as an inspiration. Don’t just describe what you see in the photo. Think about metaphor and allegory. Think about the season. Also, think about the form you’re chosen. Some… Continue reading #TANKATUESDAY Weekly #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 290 #EKPHRASTIC #PHOTOPROMPT

Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenges

#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

Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenges

#TankaTuesday Weekly Poetry Challenge No. 288: #Tastetherainbow-Color Poetry

Hello everyone. Happy September! This week, choose your own syllabic form and a color to feature in your syllabic poem. Think about the different ways you can use color in a poem. 💜 💜 💜 Color Meanings – The Power and Symbolism of Colors Color Symbolism in Literature: What Do Colors Mean in Literature and… Continue reading #TankaTuesday Weekly Poetry Challenge No. 288: #Tastetherainbow-Color Poetry

Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenges

#TankaTuesday Weekly #Poetry Challenge No. 287, 8/30/22, #ShareYourDay

WELCOME TO #TANKATUESDAY! It's the fifth Tuesday of the month! #ShareYourDay is a way to get to know each other better. Take a photo and write a syllabic poem about your day. Don’t think on it too hard. Make it fun. The photo does not need to be a selfie. If you don't have access… Continue reading #TankaTuesday Weekly #Poetry Challenge No. 287, 8/30/22, #ShareYourDay

Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenges

TANKATUESDAY Weekly #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 286, 8/23/22, #THEMEPROMPT

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! Here we are for another #TankaTuesday poetry challenge! Are you ready for a theme prompt? Sarah selected this month's theme: ☀️Lessons from nature☀️ Use the theme above to write your choice of syllabic poem. Your poem must include or be about a lesson from nature. Here are some sites that will… Continue reading TANKATUESDAY Weekly #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 286, 8/23/22, #THEMEPROMPT

Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenges

TankaTuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 285, 8/18/22 #Ekphrastic #PhotoPrompt

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! This challenge explores Ekphrastic poetry, inspired by visual art or photographs. Reena provided a piece of her artwork for this month's challenge. There's plenty of imagery in her art, and it's a great inspiration to write your poem. Remember what you've learned about the psychology of color in your poetry. Write… Continue reading TankaTuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 285, 8/18/22 #Ekphrastic #PhotoPrompt

Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenges

TankaTuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 284, 8/9/22, #SpecificForm: 4-11

WELCOME TO #TANKATUESDAY! Last month, I asked Yvette Calleiro to select a syllabic form for us to learn more about. Her choice was a form that Gwen Plano created, called the 4-11. You can find her 4-11 form HERE. FAST FACTS Gwen says the 4-11 is a stanza of eleven lines, four syllables each line.… Continue reading TankaTuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 284, 8/9/22, #SpecificForm: 4-11

Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenges

#TankaTuesday Weekly Poetry Challenge No. 283: #Tastetherainbow-“Chakra” Color Poetry

Hello everyone. Happy August! This week for #TankaTuesday, choose your own syllabic form and a chakra color to feature in your poem. If the form is from the #TankaTuesday cheat sheet, let us know so we know where to look for directions. If it's a new form, share how to write it and where you… Continue reading #TankaTuesday Weekly Poetry Challenge No. 283: #Tastetherainbow-“Chakra” Color Poetry

Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenges

#TANKATUESDAY Weekly #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 282, 7/26/22, #THEMEPROMPT

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! Here we are for another #TankaTuesday poetry challenge! Are you ready for a theme prompt? Harmony selected this month's theme. This month's theme is: "The Longest Day" Here are some sites that will help you write your poetry and count syllables: Not sure how to write syllabic poetry? READ THIS FIRST: How to… Continue reading #TANKATUESDAY Weekly #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 282, 7/26/22, #THEMEPROMPT

Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenges

#TankaTuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 281, 7/19/22 #Ekphrastic #PhotoPrompt

WELCOME TO #TANKATUESDAY! This challenge explores Ekphrastic poetry, inspired by visual art or photographs. Willow provided the photo for this month's challenge. Now, we can see this is a statue, so get creative and think about what this statue could represent. Think about imagery and symbolism... then select a form and craft your poem! ©… Continue reading #TankaTuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 281, 7/19/22 #Ekphrastic #PhotoPrompt