Monthly Archives: April 2018


Welcome to the Tanka Tuesday Poetry Recap featuring the poetry of poets from around the globe. If you would like to participate in this challenge, you can learn the rules on the menu item called Colleen’s Weekly Tanka Tuesday Guidelines. Each week, I like to highlight a poet, called the Poet of the Week, that I feel has shared an exceptional

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Mati Hari – A Tanka

The prompt words for this week’s Weekly Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge are “enchant and shape,” from which to find your synonyms. For enchant, I used “bewitched,” and for “shape,” I used “symmetry.” The words came to me in a flash and I knew I was to write about the most notorious female spy of World War I… when inspiration strikes I don’t question the muse.

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Colleen’s 2018 #Book #Reviews, “A Haiku Perspective 2018,” by Annette Rochelle Aben

Title: A Haiku Perspective 2018 Amazon Author Page: Annette Rochelle Aben Publication Date: March 26, 2018 Formats: Paperback & Kindle Genres: Poetry, Japanese & Haiku, Literature & Fiction Goodreads IN THE AUTHOR’S WORDS: This is a magical journey through a year in the life of a poet, presented in the format of haiku. Be entertained and enlightened as you enjoy the worlds of reality and imagination

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Siberian Unicorn Fossil Discovered In Kazakhstan |

I’ve always been fascinated by the possibilities that unicorns could be real. Proof Exists! Read the exciting news below! ❤ Shared from – Unicorns are legendary creatures often mentioned in various ancient myths, but did these animals really exist? A new study reveals unicorns were in fact real, but they looked slightly different from what we imagine today. A Siberian

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Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 81, ENCHANT & SHAPE, #SynonymsOnly

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! Hi! I’m glad to see you here. Are you ready to write some poetry? HERE’S THE CATCH: You can’t use the prompt words! SYNONYMS ONLY! I hope you will support the other poets with visits to blogs and by leaving comments. Sharing each other’s work on social media is always nice too. Opportunities for Poets Dime Show Review publishes

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Welcome to the Tanka Tuesday Poetry Recap. The last month has whirled by for me. I’ve missed three of my own challenges – something I hate to do. Between painting our upstairs and my unexpected reaction to the “shingles shot” I’ve been scrambling! Here are the results of the voting for Challenge No. 79 “Dance & Command,” with, Sue Vincent

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