This week for the poetry challenge, I want to share a garland cinquain. This poem is created with a 2/4/6/8/2 syllable count for each of the five stanzas. The last stanza is where it gets interesting. You take line one from the first stanza, line two from the second stanza, etc. until you’ve created the … Read more The Old Gods, #Garland Cinquain
If you don’t follow Sue, you should. Often, she shares clarity when nothing else makes sense to me. In these dark times, we need to embrace the truth. From my friend, Sue Dreamwalker: “The TIME now has come for me too to share more Knowledge, more insights, and More Truths… I have no intention of … Read more Reshare | Dreamwalker’s Sanctuary | Time Is Now Upon Us, To Open our Hearts In LOVE ~ Seek The Truth!
WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! It’s the first of the month and you know what that means! Poets, 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” as a way to … Read more Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 180, #Poet’sChoice
HAPPY JUNE! The use of Mr. Linky has made finding the poems easier. Don’t forget to look for the linkup at the bottom of each challenge post. Make sure to add the URL of your published post. Now, you can go back to the challenge post, click on Mr. Linky and see all the other … Read more Weekly Poetry Challenge Stars | Theme Prompt, No. 179: Shakespeare Quote
The May 28, 2020, Carrot Ranch Literary Community prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story using two words that contradict. Examples include champagne and hard-rock; rosemary and sewage; duck down and firecrackers; sleep and square-dancing. Use one of these or make up your own. Go where the prompt leads! Respond by … Read more The Open Secret, #FlashFiction
Welcome to Fairy Tarot Friday. Each Friday I’ll share a card from the Fairy Tarot deck by Doreen Virtue & Radleigh Valentine, featuring an uplifting message from the fey. I’ll also include a bit of syllabic poetry inspired by the card reading. The Major Arcana contains 22 cards that describe major events and turning points in our … Read more #Fairy #Tarot #Friday ~ May 29, 2020
Here’s an interesting article about how the plant kingdom and fairy lore interconnect. The Yeats poem below shows the intersection. Clearly, the natural world and that of the fairy world intersect in magical ways. Finding those connections are the most meaningful. Think of all the poetry we could write. Enjoy the read. ~Colleen~ READ: The … Read more Fairy Lore and the Plant Kingdom | Coby Michael Ward
Merril D. Smith shared a quote from William Shakespeare and The Merchant of Venice, for this week’s poetry challenge. “How far that little candle throws his beams! So shines a good deed in a weary world.” ― William Shakespeare, The Merchant of Venice We’ve had a few big happenings in our little house in the desert. … Read more The Goddess, Freyja – A #Tanka
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I’ve been missing my friends at Carrot Ranch, so when D. Avery, suggested we define our blog’s purpose, I considered it a worthy goal. What a brilliant idea! Okay, here we go: “Yep. Folks, try defining yer blog’s purpose in 99 words; focus that statement even more in 59 words; then hook us with 9 … Read more Who is Word Craft ~ Prose & Poetry?