#TANKA TUESDAY POETRY CHALLENGE, “Dance & Command,” NO. 79 RECAP, #SYNONYMSONLY

Welcome to the Tanka Tuesday Poetry Recap. Last week I gave you two words that should have made you feel like celebrating because spring is trying so hard to appear around the world “dance & command.” There were many synonyms to choose from and I am happy to see such diversity in your poems. Great job everyone!

POET OF THE WEEK

Here are the results of the voting for Challenge No. 78 “Grow & Honor,” with Jane Doughtery, voted as the Poet of the Week by her peers. ❤

Congratulations, Jane!

Jane Dougherty 3
Charmed Chaos 2
Katja Rammer 1
Storie Cantabile 1
Luccia Gray 1
Method two Madness 1
Debora 1
Thoughts of Spring- Olga 1
John W. Leys 1
Swerve strikes again 1
Kat Myrman 1

Yes!

Jane Dougherty is the Poet of the Week for Challenge No. 78, for her Cinquain poem called, “Blossom Fallen.”

Springtime,

blossom fallen,

leaves unfurling worship

golden, honey-poured sweetness of

sunlight.

© 2018 Jane Dougherty

HERE’S WHO JOINED US LAST WEEK FOR OUR 79th POETRY CHALLENGE USING SYNONYMS FOR THE WORDS: “DANCE & COMMAND”

Season’s Dance – #Tanka | Trent’s World (the Blog)

#Tanka Tuesday: Dance & Command – Jane Dougherty Writes

#Cinquain Poetry —Angels – Sharing With Others

Colleen Chesebro Weekly Tuesday Tanka Poetry Challenge. Dance & Command. | willowdot21

Experimental – ….Bilocalalia…. 

Colleen’s Weekly Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge Dance & Command | Annette Rochelle Aben

COLLEEN’S 2018 WEEKLY #TANKA TUESDAY POETRY CHALLENGE #Tanka #79: Dance & Command | But I Smile Anyway…

Dog-poet turns humourist | Mucky Boots and Flawless Paws

Colleen’s Tanka Tuesday: DANCE and COMMAND – Afterwards

Murmurations – thehouseofbailey

My New York: A City Love Affair – Frank J. Tassone

Scamper across the dance floor… – Swerve Strikes Again

Masquerade – a tanka | Darkness of His Dreams

Mirage | Sue Vincent’s Daily Echo

BioRhythm – Colleen’s Weekly Challenge – No-Madder Nomadder

Here (Ici) | method two madness

Wintry Cheer | Stuff and what if…

White Blossoms Fall: NaPoWriMo, Day 11 – Yesterday and today: Merril’s historical musings

Do Command the Two Step Dance / The Final Curtain1

Revelry | like mercury colliding…

A Haibun | thoughts and entanglements

Unaware – Reena Saxena

You, Melting my Core – Poetry Challenge | Katja Rammer

Colleen’s 2018 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 79 Synonyms for ‘Dance & Command’ – myredwinediary

Stepping Out – Being in Nature

Colleen’s 2018 Weekly Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge Dance & Command | The Shower of Blessings

Tanka Tuesday | Twenty Four

Tanka: A Beautiful Mess – Charmed Chaos

Colleen’s Weekly Poetry Challenge – The Bag Lady

Tango – Storie Cantabile

TANKA TUESDAY #79 DANCE and COMMAND – The Kettle Clicks… 

Colleen weekly Tanka Tuesday challenge #79 – My pen

Remember, the cutoff for your poetry submission is Sunday, 12 NOON,

Denver Time, USA.

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Today is the day we vote on the poem that spoke to you the most from the “Dance and Command,” Synonyms Only Prompt. I’ll announce the winner on next week’s Recap.

Remember, this isn’t a personality contest – it’s a poetry challenge. Visit the links below. Before you vote, ask yourself these questions:

  1. Does the poem follow the structured guidelines?
  2. What emotions do the words convey to you as the reader?
  3. What is it about the poem you selected that makes it resonate with you?

Type in the name of the Poet in the “Other” Category.

Next week, on the Recap I’ll announce the Poet of the Week winner(s) for No. 79 – Dance & Command.

TO VOTE!

I’m curious to hear your thoughts about the voting process. We had 14 votes with 31 participants, which means only half of you are voting. If you hate the voting we can go back to the old way, but only if you let me know. Thanks. ❤

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